13 August Victoria, British Columbia - May 2020 August 13, 2020 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles British Columbia 0 Victoria Aerie #12 has been assisting the local senior homes by partnering with the Victoria Eldercare Foundation to help them provide elderly residents with iPads and tablets. This allows seniors to connect with family members through video chats with maintaining social distancing. The Aerie's $1,500 donation received a matching grant from the Royal Bank of Canada and contributed to a total amount raised in the community of $20,000. From the May 2020 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Penticton, British Columbia - January 2020 Penticton Eagles #4271 donated presents to the South Okanagan Women in Need Society’s ‘Angel Tree.’ SOWINS works to prevent abuse and increase awareness about the impacts of abuse, through creating dynamic, life-changing opportunities for individuals and families. Abbotsford, British Columbia - March 2020 Abbotsford Aerie #2726 President John Scammell presented Grand Worthy President Ron Malz with a $1,000 donation for this charity, Camp Confidence. The Confidence Learning Center is a nonprofit organization which assists developmentally disabled individuals of all ages by providing them a fun and exciting outlet to learn, gain life experience and become more confident in their abilities. Victoria, British Columbia - April 2018 Victoria Aerie # 12 donated $500 to help send the “Atom Smashers” team from Esquimalt High School and their robot “Spike “to the First World Robotics championship in Huston, Texas. Victoria, British Columbia - December 2019 Victoria Eagles #12 donated $2,500 to the Rainbow Kitchen, which is a local organization that serves hot meals to those in need. They also donated an additional $4,000 to Christmas Hampers, which helps lower income individuals. Chemainus, British Columbia - January 2017 On Oct. 4, the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Chemainus-Crofton #4400 presented Tour de Rock team members with a check for $1,500 for Pediatric Cancer Research and support programs at a breakfast held at the Legion. The Canadian Cancer Society Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event to support Pediatric Cancer Research and support programs for children with cancer. Since 1998, more than 300 police officers have been named to the team along with 41 others, including childhood cancer survivors, longtime volunteers and members of the media who tell their stories. A new team is picked every year and only one person has ridden more than once. On top of fundraising, team members train on their bikes three days a week to help prepare for the demands of the 1,100 kilometer, 2-week ride. Riders are paired with a junior rider from a group of Vancouver Island children who have battled, are battling or are the sibling of someone who lost their battle with cancer. Penticton, British Columbia - May 2017 The Aerie and Auxiliary of Penticton #4281 held their annual Charity Check Giving night, presenting checks totaling more than $50,000 to 12 local charities including the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation’s patient care tower. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.