1 March Wilmington, Ohio - February 2017 March 1, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ohio 0 Hilde-Floyd Eagles Auxiliary #1224 made the holiday season brighter for a group of local organizations. Through their Caring for Kids campaign, the Auxiliary donated a combined total of $3,500 to Clinton County Youth Council, Harvest of Gold, Heather’s Hope, Kids & Company, Kinship Care, Stepping Stones Ranch and Stillwater Stables. Throughout the year, the Auxiliary hosts a variety of fundraisers earmarked for the campaign including the annual Car & Bike Show, various raffles, 50/50 drawings and more. “We are always thrilled to be able to make these donations at the end of the year to our local organizations” said Auxiliary President Christie Siders. “Our goal is to target groups that have to provide their own funding. Year after year, they all tell us how thankful they are that we keep them on our radar. We are more than happy to have the ability to help.” From the February 2017 People Helping People Newsletter Related Articles Sleepy Hollow, New York - February 2017 Members of Sleepy Hollow Eagles #1042 held a pot luck dinner in November to raise money for the chosen organization of the event chairperson. Last year’s chairperson, Rose Kollar, is the co-founder of Support Connection – an area nonprofit started to provide free support services for breast and ovarian cancer patients. The pot luck raised $2,115 for the cause thanks to the large number of raffle tickets purchase by both men and women at the Eagles. Pictured, l to r, Kollar, co-founder Kathy Quinn and Madam President Gail Briggs. Cadiz, Ohio - April 2017 Past Grand Worthy President Ron Stine of Cadiz Eagles #2162 was recently awarded the Citizen of the Year award by the Cadiz Lions Club for his efforts throughout the community. Fairborn, Ohio - May 2017 Wright Eagles #2641 recently raised $6,747.70 for Fairborn against Heroin. Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas - February 2017 For the last 20 years, Horseshoe Bend #3431 has given presents to area children through its annual Christmas event. Last year, 51 boys and 46 girls received ages 2-12 received presents. Each child received a gift and an entry into a drawing for one of 20 bicycles. Member Betty Swanson has chaired the event for the last three years and spends her time calling area businesses for donations. This year, $2,800 in gifts were distributed. Hale, Michigan - February 2017 Hale Eagles #4217’s Ladies’ Auxiliary has donated more than $19,000 to the Convenant Breast Health Center over the past five years to support the CARE Fund, which provides free screening mammography and any necessary follow-up care for uninsured or underinsured individuals. Since 2010, the CARE Fund has provided screenings for more than 450 people. Middletown, New York - February 2017 Middletown recently donated a check for $350 across various funds within the Grand Aerie Charity Foundation. They also held a backpack drive for the local homeless shelter in which 53 backpacks full of necessary school supplies were donated for children in grades K-12. The also held a coat drive, collecting various winter garments and handing them out to individuals in need at the area soup kitchen. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.