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Every single day, WoodmenLife chapters across the country conduct a variety of community outreach events to support the National Community Focus. From food drives and serving meals at a shelter, to collecting money for a local school lunch program, there are many ways to get involved.

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Chapter 1863 - Helping in His Name Ministries Food Bank

McDonough, GA

Members Rhonda Poole (left), Elaine Willingham, Barbara Chambers (second from right), and Nadine Eggers presented a check to Nola Love (center) from Helping in His Name Ministries Food Bank.

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Chapter 6025 Cookout

Winston-Salem, NC

Members hosted a food drive at their annual cookout.

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Chapter 592 & 728 - NeedLine of Calloway County

Murray, KY

Members collected food and toiletry items for the NeedLine of Calloway County.

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Chapter 468 - Lambs Basket

Mechanicsville, VA

Secretary Margaret Butler presented a case of canned vegetables to Lambs Basket Board member Roy Elliot.

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Chapter 3 - Selma Food Bank

Selma, AL

Community Outreach Manager Ashley Pruitt and members Buddy Wiltsie (second from right) and Joe Thomas presented a $500 check to Selma Food Bank Director Jeff Harrison.

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Chapter 364 - Hummelstown Food Pantry

Hershey, PA

Members donated $1,000 to sponsor the Hunger Run. All proceeds benefitted the Hummelstown Food Pantry.

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Chapter 923 - Duplin County Blessing House Food Pantry

Wallace, NC

Members organized a food drive and donated the collection to Duplin County Blessing House Food Pantry.

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Chapter 1945 - Blairsville

Blairsville, PA

Members presented metal watering cans and garden tools to their local community garden’s children’s program.

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Chapter 806 - Ronda-Clingman Elementary

Hamptonville, NC

Members presented a $300 donation to staff from Ronda-Clingman Elementary School for their backpack program.

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5K Walk & Run for Hunger

West Virginia

The August 22 5K Walk & Run for Hunger had 153 participants and raised $4,500 + a truckload of food for the Facing Hunger Food Bank.

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Chili Cookoff

Omaha, NE

The WoodmenLife Home Office Chili Cookoff and other Hunger Action Month activities raised $1,096 and 477 lbs. of food for the Crescent Food Pantry.

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Swope Serves Schools

Western Tennessee

The WoodmenLife chapters of western Tennessee have been on a roll. Through the leadership of Community Outreach Manager John Swope, they have cooked over 8.75 tons of meat, raised $67,000 and helped over 27 organizations.

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Chapter 49

Hampton, VA

Members donated $400, an American flag and a day of service to the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank.

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Chapter 652

Ernul, NC

Members visited 12 nursing homes in November, bringing a banana for each of the residents.

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Chapter 558

Durant, OK

Members presented their $2,000 donation from their second-place winnings in the 125th Anniversary Cake Contest to two nonprofit organizations: Families Feeding Families and Hands of Hope. They also donated some canned goods they collected at their business meetings.

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Chapter 50

Carbondale, IL

Members presented their third-place prize, a $1,000 donation, from the Hunger Fighting Hero photo contest on WoodmenLife’s Facebook page. They chose Gum Drops, a nonprofit backpack program serving 47 schools in southern Illinois, as the recipient.

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Chapter 421

Albany, NY

Members helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to more than 10,000 people in the Capital District.

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Chapter 710

West Point, NE

Members presented a $150 check to Mercy Meals.


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