Our Service Projects for 2014-2015
Full Battle Rattle
Full Battle Rattle is a non-profit organization committeed to teaching combat disabled vetertans how to play music as a constructive outlet to combat the effects of PTSD and TBI. More infomation may be found at www.desertforge.org/full-battle-rattle/
Roadrunner Food Bank
The Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico has been serving the hungry for over 30 years. As the largest Food Bank in the state, they distribute more than 28 million pounds of food every year to a network of hundreds of partner agencies and four regional food banks. These agencies, in turn, provide food directly to the hungry in communities across the state. More information may be found at their website at www.rrfb.org
Rio Grande Food Project
Originally started in 1989 by the Rio Grande Presbyterian Church, the Rio Grande Food Project is now an independent food pantry serving the west side of the city for over 20 years. In 2014 they were on tract to distrubute 475,000 meals and 45,000 hungry New Mexicans. More information may be found at their website www.rgfp.org
Worthy Grand Matron’s Special Project. -- NAMI,
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. More information may be found on their website www.nami.org
New Mexico Grand Chapter Projects
Do you like to quilt, knit or crochet?
Join our joint endeavor with Eastern Star members along with ladies from Temple 6. Plans are to donate our finished projects to veterans, children in need and hospitals. We would love to have you join us!
1st Wednesday of each month @ 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
3rd Wednesday of each month @ 6 p.m. until we quit.
Worthy Grand Patron’s Special Project -- Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the nerve cells in the brain which resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills and causing behavioral changes More information may be found at their website www.alzfdn.org
Webpage last updated on March 27, 2015.