Family Fun: Community Match Benefits

Family Fun: Community Match Benefits Pool and Park

Oct 05, 2018

Community Matching Funds from Western Fraternal Life provides up to $500 to lodges who participate in a fundraiser for a worthy cause in their community. Lodges get involved in an active fundraiser, and the money they raise is matched by Western. Recently, two lodges used Community Matching Funds to benefit a swimming pool and playground.

Lynch, NE Swimming Pool

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The Village of Lynch Swimming Pool was in need of a new liner, chemical system, and filtration system. Members of No. 56, Lynch, NE organized a community meal at the park during the Junefest celebration on June 17. Members grilled hamburgers and hotdogs. Other activities included bagging and selling popcorn, helping children sign-up for a free bike giveaway, working a sandpile, and cleaning up. This event helped raise over $3,000 dollars. An additional $500 was donated to the swimming pool by Western's Home Office through the Community Matching Funds Program.

Camanche, IA Playground

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Member Kayla Horner and others near Camanche, IA joined together to organize and participate in a community-wide color run on April 14. The run raised money for a new playground at Camanche Elementary School. Participants enjoyed running with colorful powders, and then could enjoy a raffle, food trucks, and a DJ afterward. The community raised $6,000 total for the playground, and an additional $500 was given by Western's Home Office through the Community Matching Funds Program.

Learn more and find an application form for Community Matching Funds at www.wflains.org/member-benefits/.



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Cindy Motsinger

Communications Coordinator


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Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.