Western Fraternal Life :: What is a Lodge?

What is a Lodge?

For over a century, our members have been making a difference in their communities.

Karlin Junior No. 342, Spencer, NEAs a member of Western Fraternal Life, you’ll join over 38,000 members who benefit from our products as well as our member benefits. We pride ourselves on the many members who volunteer their time and talents to their communities on behalf of Western Fraternal Life. Learn more about volunteer opportunities through our volunteer network (local groups called lodges).

What is a lodge?

Western Fraternal Life’s lodges are groups of volunteers who come together locally to do meaningful community service on behalf of our organization. With a variety of support from Western Fraternal Life, our members are able to give back to their communities. We promote civic, educational, environmental, and cultural programs as well as any special projects that are important to our members. Each year, our lodge volunteers donate over 100,000 hours of volunteer service to their communities.

Lodges help their communities.

  • From 2010 to 2014, Western members volunteered 1,219,813 hours.
  • From 2010 to 2014, Western members donated $746,317 to charity.
  • Every year, Western members get involved in local and National Programs like JOIN HANDS DAY.
  • Western members participate in lodge and community events.
  • Western members participate in State and District meetings and Convention.

As a lodge member, you benefit.

Are you interested in being involved?

There are 118 lodges in 17 states. To find a lodge near you, check out our lodge locator. You can also contact the Fraternal Department at wflains@wflains.org or call 1-877-935-2467.