ANNUAL WINTER COAT DRIVE
Warren Lodge No. 8 hosted its Annual Winter Coat Drive at its DCPS partner school, Browne Education Campus. Over 100 new coats and hats were collected and distributed to students ranging from ages 4 through 14. The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 also assisted with the Food Distribution program, which is facilitated by Martha’s Table.
FEAST OF SHARING
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 joined with Safeway, The Salvation Army, and several local community organizations at the Convention Center to provide a Thanksgiving meal to thousands of those who are less fortunate. Mayor Muriel Bowser attended, as well as Councilman Vincent Orange Sr., and radio personality Justine Love just to name a few.
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 partnered with the #FeedTheDMV Initiative and provided food, toiletries, and basic necessities to hundreds of homeless people living in the metropolitan area.
COLLEGE FAIR AT THE CONVENTION CENTER
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 and sisters of Fidelity No. 10 chaperoned 58 students to a college fair held at the DC Convention Center.
BROWNE EDUCATION CAMPUS PARTNERSHIP
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 partnered with Martha’s Table and the sisters of Queen of Sheba No. 2 and Fidelity No. 10 to provide groceries to the students and families of Browne Education Campus.
ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
Warren Lodge No. 8 hosted its annual scholarship fundraiser at Gallery O on H, an art gallery located in the arts district on H Street. The event included live jazz by the Simone Baron Quartet, passed hors d’oeuvres, valet parking, and a silent auction. More than 75 patrons attended, and all proceeds benefitted the Lodge’s scholarship program, which awards two need based scholarships annually, to two outstanding high school seniors.
SHARE FOOD NETWORK
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 partnered with the SHARE FOOD NETWORK to provide affordable, nutritious groceries to DC area families.
SO OTHERS MAY EAT (SOME)
On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 partnered with the sisters of Queen of Sheba Chapter No. 2 and SOME to provide breakfast to over 300 homeless individuals.
WINTER COAT DRIVE
On Thursday, January 22, 2015 the brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8, F.&A.M. P.H.A. hosted a winter coat drive and collected over 170 adult and children’s coats for those in need. The coats collected were donated to the DC General Homeless Shelter.
WIDOWS & ORPHANS LUNCHEON
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8 held their Annual Widows’ & Orphans’ Luncheon to honor and remember the widows and orphans of brothers who have passed on to the celestial lodge.
FEAST OF SHARING
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8, F.&A.M. P.H.A. participated in the Safeway Feast of Sharing. The feast provided a festive holiday meal for approximately 4,000 District of Columbia residents. This 15th annual community event also featured a job fair and free clothing, as well as health screenings, including free flu vaccines and diabetes testing.
FEED THE DMV
The brothers of Warren Lodge No. 8, collaborated with FeedTheDMV and members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. to provide food and toiletries to the District of Columbia’s less fortunate.