Ohio Elks Northwest District Helps Veterans

On October 21st at the Northwest District Meeting held at Lima Elks Lodge #54, several donations of personal care items and new clothing was brought in for Veterans residing at the Sandusky Ohio Veterans Home. 

Lodges and their members donating respectively were Defiance Lodge #147, Van Wert Lodge #1197,  and Toledo –Sylvania #53. Also donated were generous monetary gifts totaling $3,040 in funds allocated to our 1 North Adopted unit.

Presenting donations were North West District Association, Toledo-Sylvania Lodge #53 and Maumee/BG Lodge #1850, Fremont Lodge #169 funds remaining from the Adopt A Veteran Mud Hens Baseball Game.

Following the meeting all the collecting personal gifts along with the donation check were delivered to the Ohio Veterans Home. 

Pictured: Kimberly Lewallen, Volunteer Coordinator, Ohio/ NW District Rep Mary Beaston, and Veteran Kenny.

Pictured: Kimberly Lewallen, Volunteer Coordinator, Ohio/ NW District Rep Mary Beaston, and Veteran Kenny.

The Veterans greatly appreciate everything the Elks do for them.