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Charity: 2019 Season Opening

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Event Name
2019 Season Opening
Chapters Involved:
Switzerland 1
Amount Raised:
CHF 2’000
Donated To:
Children’s Hospital Zurich
Event Details:
During our tour for the seasonopening at april 28th 2019 the Chapter Switzerland 1 was able to deliver a donation of 2’000 CHF to the ward for burn victims of the children’s hospital Zurich.

At everyone of our yearly meetings ther’s somekind of raffle (fifty-fifty-raffle, lottery etc.) in favor of our charity fund (It’s an old fire-extinguisher). Furthermore there’s always a bottle of whiskey at the ready in our clubsaloon. Everyone can help himself there but has to make a donation of at least 5 CHF for our charity fund.

The collected money is every two years donated to the ward for burn victims of the children’s hospital Zurich. With this money the hospital enables the parents of the little patients to be always at their sides during the often long hospital stays.

Charity: 2018 4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner – ME9

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Red Knights Maine Chapter 9, 4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine. ME RKMC # 9 Does a public Thanksgiving Dinner every year for free or by donation that way no one is alone and hungry on the holiday.

Any monies raised go to buy children in foster care Christmas gifts.

At the end of the day we then take food to local Communications so firefighters, EMT’s, dispatchers and Police have a Thanksgiving meal. Raised $1350.00

 

Charity: 2018 Toy Run and Donation MD7

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Haven Ministry Eastern Shore MD. Over the last three years the Red Knights Maryland Chapter 7 has held a toy run collecting donations and money, to date we have donated toys and $1,030.00 to support their efforts. Haven Ministry is Hope for the Eastern Shore they are essential to housing, feeding, clothing, and supporting our neighbor! They are making a difference in the Eastern Shore of Maryland! Rased $1,030.00

Charity: 2018 Samms Lymphoma Fight Foundation MD6

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Maryland 6 raised funds for Samms Lymphoma Fight Foundation to assist in their effort to help families from Union Hospitals cancer center for Christmas. These families have members who are going through treatment and trying to make ends meet. The foundation receives lists from the families, their needs and wants including Christmas dinner. Our chapter was able to donate $250.00 to this effort which will be used to give these families a Christmas. This Foundation is very close to our chapter as it has direct connection to one of our Active members. Raised $250.00

Charity: 2018 Burn Victim Donations – NB5

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Members of Red Knights NB Chapter 5 presented both Mr. Ian Clair of Clair NB and Rudy Oakes of Saint Francois, NB with a donation of $500. to help with cost incurred with travel to hospital , medication and bandages . Mr. Clair suffered 1st and 2nd degree burns to his face and both hands and MR. Oakes suffered 2nd degree burns to his face due to a Furnace Burner malfunction. Also in December 2017, a $1000.00 donation was made Sebastien Albert, who burned himself in a house fire in grand falls nb.. Raised 2000.00

Charity: 2018 4th Annual Firefighter’s Ride for Awareness of Cancer in the Fire Service

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Ny 19 Held its 4th Annual Firefighter’s Ride to benefit the Believe 271 Foundation on Saturday June 4th. Beleive 271 provides financial assistance to Regional Firefighter’s who become ill due to fire related illness or cancer. The foundation also provides numerous outreach presentations to NY Fire Depts. in their own stations to educate on the improtance of cleaning turnout gear and selecting healthy life choices to minimize the risk of cancer. This year our major donation sponsor was Harley-Davidson of Utica. The Ride had 198 attendees, with 170 bikes making a 2 mile long motorcade. This years presentation was made at the 2018 NYSAFC Show at Turning Stone Casino June 16.

Charity: 2018 Holiday Dinner & Check Presentation – Maryland 7

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Red Devils Cancer Support – One of our members mother lost her battle with Brest cancer in April 2018, during that time the Red Devils Cancer support group was there for her helping in more ways than I can list. In October we sold tee shirts using Facebook, I want to thank all the members of Maryland 7 and the other Maryland chapters and across the US! We ended up shipping shirts to Florida, South Dakota, Texas, Maine to name a few of the states. To all the Red Knights that supported this cause by buying a Tee shirt THANK YOU!!! On Monday 12-17-18 we held our end of the year dinner and presented a check for $1000.00 to Tricia Hayden of the Red Devils. Biz MD 7. Raised $1000.00

Charity: 2018 Red Knights Yankee Rally

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Breakfast attendant at the Best Western Hotel Clifton Park, NY $1,700.15

The hotel manager told us that Peggy, who worked in the breakfast room and had a severe hearing deficiency, was collecting cans to cash in for hearing aids that she could not afford!!! Matt Giuliano over heard this and said we need to do something for her!! He passed a rally bag and the rally attendees donated $1,700.15!! In addition, 6 bags of cans were collected! Thank you all who donated! Peggy has ordered her new hearing aids. Proud to be a Red Knight!!!!!