Skowhegan-Madison, Maine, Lodge No. 2531 Mike Lange, Exalted Ruler of Skowhegan-Madison, Maine, Lodge No. 2531 helped break ground for an addition to the New Hope Women’s Shelter. The Lodge used its Gratitude Grant to help with construction costs for this crisis shelter. The ENF awards $2,000 Gratitude Grants to Lodges to directly address local needs. Lodges are eligible to apply for Gratitude Grants after meeting the GER’s per-capita goal. To find out more about Gratitude Grants, visit www.elks.org/enf/community .
The Elks National Foundation, established in 1928, helps Elks build stronger communities through programs that support youth, serve veterans, and meet needs in areas where Elks live and work. Visit www.elks.org/enf to learn more.