ALVA 871 Charities

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People helping people is a value that the Fraternal Order of Eagles has held for more than a century. It’s a statement that guides the charitable actions to help members and their families as well as fellow Americans affected by illness, injury or catastrophe.

Charitable Contributions January – March 2013

The donations for the first quarter of 2013 are as follows:

  • Mason Dixon Conference − $100.00
  • State Worthy President’s favorite charity − $250.00
  • Sponsor a hole, SWP golf tournament − $100.00
  • DRC − $52.00
  • MS − $348.00
  • Max Baer Heart − $269.00
  • Sandy Hook − $1200.00

TOTAL: $2,319

Charitable Contributions October – December 2012

The 4th quarter of 2012 was very successful with over $8,692.50 being raised. The monies were distributed accordingly:

  • DRC. ─ $2,735
  • Fischer House ─ $1,161.50
  • Art Ehrmann Cancer ─ $1690
  • Max Baer Heart Fund ─ $1031
  • Jimmy Durante Child Abuse ─ $575
  • Wounded Warrior Project ─ $500
  • American Vet Dogs ─ $500
  • Golden Eagle ─ $500

At our annual Christmas party on December 15, we raised over $730 to go towards the tragedy in Newtown, CT. In the meeting on December 19 the members agreed to allow the Aerie to contribute to this amount to make it an even $1,000. In addition, the Auxiliary contributed $200 for a grand total of $1,200. This money has not yet been sent; however, it will be as soon as a reputable charity is found. A special thanks to all the Aerie and Auxiliary members who helped us raise this money.

Charitable Contributions July – September 2012

  • Virginia Special Olympics ─ $200
  • Grand Aerie F.O.E.─ $1,000
  • National MD Society ─ $90
  • Special Olympics Virginia ─ $130
  • Alexandria Police Youth Camp ─ $200

TOTAL: $1,620

Summary of Charitable Contributions for 2011

Our total contributions from 50/50’s, pull tabs and other functions for 2011 is $13,627. However, adding contributions from members, ie., the Bob Williams Golf Tournament and the Bubba Merker Heart Walk (private donations), our grand total for the year is $17,192. We met our goal for the Diabetes Research Center ($5 per member) total $3,137. This has been added to the total already.

Annual Turkey Drive

Peter Wintermute and Turk (in photo) delivered 50 turkeys on November 22 that our generous ALVA 871 members donated to the Lazarus Ministry of Christ Church in Old Town. They were extremely grateful for the donation. The turkeys will be distributed, along with other donated food, to needy members of our community.

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Charitable Contributions October – December 2011

  • Breast Cancer − $500
  • Diabetes Research Center − $1,040
  • Fisher House − $150
  • Caroline Christian Medical Center −$250
  • Operation Eagle (Troops overseas) − $150
  • 3rd Annual Bob Williams “Just One More” Memorial Golf Tournament for the Alexandria Police Youth Camp − $3,000

TOTAL: $5,090

Charitable Contributions July – September 2011

  • American Heart Association in memory of Buster Terry − $65
  • Alexandria Firefighters Golf Tournament (sponsored a hole) − $100
  • Washington Mill Elem School PTA (school supplies) − $150
  • Alexandria Titans Youth Football (see advertising banner below) − $500

TOTAL: $815

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Charitable Contributions January – June 2011

  • Max Baer Heart Fund − $5,351
  • St. Jude Children’s Hospital − $401
  • Fisher House − $636
  • Jimmy Durante Children’s Fund − $149
  • Diabetes Research Center − $1,618
  • Tyler Graves Medical Fund − $100
  • Santa Claus Yacht Club −$250
  • Eagles Memorial Foundation (Joplin, MO) − $1,000
  • Fairfax Co. Teachers Fund − $250 (grants and scholarships)
  • Cancer society −$153

TOTAL: $9,908