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Fraternal Order of Eagles Award $630,000 in Grants at International Convention
Date:7/15/2009

RENO, Nev., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented $630,000 to organizations across North America this week as part of the 2009 FOE International Convention in Reno. The Eagles, founded in 1898 and known for their philanthropy outreach, donate over $100 million each year including more than $5 million to Diabetes research in 2009.

"Our members from cities all over the U.S. and Canada work hard to raise money for our major funds," said Pat Durham, FOE Grand Madam President. "We also support organizations and families in all our communities throughout the year."

"The Eagles have a tradition of funding medical research, and we are honored to provide financial support to numerous medical research facilities," added Jim Roberts, FOE Grand Worthy President. In addition to pledging $25 million for the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center by 2013, the Eagles fund research in areas such as heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes and cancer, and raise money for neglected and abused children and the aged, as well as work for social and civic change.

The following are this year's Fraternal Order of Eagles grant recipients:

Lew Reed Spinal Cord Injury Fund:

Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta - $60,000

FES Center, Cleveland - $30,000

Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund:

Arkansas Cancer Research Center Foundation, Little Rock, Ark. - $30,000

The Damon Runyon - Walter Winchell Cancer Fund, New York City - $30,000

Orlando Regional Healthcare Foundation, Orlando- $30,000

Schneck Medical Center Foundation, Seymour, Ind. - $30,000

St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, Albany, N.Y. - $30,000

Robert Hansen Diabetes Fund:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville - $60,000

Jimmy Durante Children's Fund:

Blank Children's Hospital, Des Moines - $60,000

Home on the Range, Sentinel Butte, N.D. - $30,000

ISSA Trust Foundation, Marimar, Fla. - $30,000

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Norfolk, Va. - $30,000

The Nebraska Boys Ranch, Alliance, Neb. - $30,000

Max Baer Heart Fund:

Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor, Maine - $30,000

Missouri Heart Institute at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia, Mo. - $30,000

The National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver - $30,000

Harry S. Truman/FOE Cardiology Medical Research Center, Kansas City - $30,000

Memorial Foundation - Golden Eagle Fund:

Menninger Foundation, Houston - $30,000

To learn more about the Fraternal Order of Eagles, visit www.foe.com.


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