Fraternal Order of Eagles #2919
The Fraternal Order of Eagles is an international non-profit organization uniting fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality to make human life more desirable by lessening it's ills and promoting peace, prosperity, gladness, and hope.
The F.O.E. donates more than $10 million a year to local communities, fundraisers, charities, and more. As part of it's philosophy, the F.O.E. gives back 100% of monies raised in the form of grants. Fundraisers are conducted for eight major charities, including kidney, heart, diabetes, cancer, and spinal cord injury funds, a children's fund, memorial foundation, and the Golden Eagle Fund.
The F.O.E. was founded in February, 1898 by six theatre owners gathered in Seattle shipyard to discuss a musician's strike. After addressing the matter, they agreed to ''bury the hatchet'' and form ''The Order of Good Things.'' As numbers grew, members selected the Bald Eagle as the official emblem and changed the name to ''The Fraternal Order of Eagles.'' The women's auxiliary traces it's roots to 1927. The F.O.E. includes nearly 800,000 members and more that 1,500 locations across the United States and Canada. Stop by one of our locations and see why we're known as People Helping People.