Nazareth Middle and Intermediate Schools Walk-A-Thons – 05-18-2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018, from 8:30 – 10:30, Walk a Thon’s will be held at The Nazareth Middle and Intermediate Schools. These Walk-a-thon’s are being organized by the Nazareth Area Middle School Eagle Ambassadors and the Nazareth Intermediate School. Hundreds of students, parents and faculty will participate in these events which will be held outside (weather permitting). The Walk a Thon has been a HUGE success in the past!  Proceeds in the past have been donated to the Visions of Eagles. We thank the Nazareth Middle School VOE Ambassadors, Nazareth Intermediate School, parents, faculty and volunteers for supporting the families and individuals in your school district!  Kudos to all of you for a job well done!!

EIGHTH Annual Celebration Breakfast – 04-20-18

Our 8th Annual Celebration Breakfast was held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Hampton Inn in Easton.  Over 100 people were in attendance and a delicious breakfast was served.

 

This was a wonderful opportunity to meet some of our care receivers and for our organization to thank individuals and organizations who have supported us over the past eight years.

Various speakers shared their experiences of how they were helped by Visions of Eagles (VOE) or what they did to help VOE.

VOE also gave out $1000 scholarships to 4 Nazareth High School recipients.

On Saturday, April 14, at the Nazareth Middle School two green teams raced each other to test their Green cars and see who would be going to the next race in Huntsville, Alabama. Periodically the teams would change drivers so they all had the opportunity to compete. After the required laps were taken, everyone went into the auditorium for a judged presentation of both teams. Mr Bauder, the principal, announced that even though Team Frostbite won, both teams will be going to Huntsville, Alabama to race 24 other cars on May 19th. One of the cars and some members of the team are shown below at the VOE Celebration Breakfast.

 

 

EIGHTH ANNUAL CELEBRATION BREAKFAST

Mark your calendars!!  Our Annual Celebration Breakfast will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Hampton Inn in Easton.  The event starts at 7:30 a.m. and a delicious breakfast will be served.

This is a wonderful opportunity to meet some of our care receivers and for our organization to thank individuals and organizations who have supported us over the past seven years.

Invitations will be going out during the last week of March.  RSVP quickly because seating is limited!  If you do not receive an invitation, please contact us.  We look forward to seeing you on the 20th!

ANNUAL $20 CHALLENGE

Our largest fundraiser, the annual $20 challenge postcards, are in the mail!  Keep an eye out for yours and if you do not receive one and would like to donate, checks can be mailed to PO Box 231 Nazareth PA 18064 or donations can be made through Paypal on this website.  Last year, thanks to our amazing supporters, we raised over $13,000.  Thank you everyone for your continued support which helps the people of the Nazareth Area School District!!

 

VISIONS OF JOY 2018 HAS BEGUN!!!!

We are in the planning stages for our 2018 Visions of Joy program.  Letters have been sent to area churches and organizations and we are compiling our lists of recipients who will receive three gifts from our “VOE Santas”!  Please contact us at our website www.visionsofeagles.org or our phone at 484-264-7505 if you are aware of anyone who should be added to our list.

Boscov’s Department Store, who is our VOJ partner, has offered to place an angel gift tree in their store for our Visions of Joy gift recipients.  Be sure to check out the tree when you shop there and get an angel.  We are very thankful to all who shop for our “angels”!

 

Nazareth Area Middle and Intermediate Students Hold VOE Walk A Thon – 04-19-2017

 

On Friday, May 19, 2017 a Walk a Thon was organized by the Nazareth Area Middle School Eagle Ambassadors and the Nazareth Intermediate School. Hundreds of students, parents and faculty participated in these events which were held outside. The Walk a Thon was a HUGE success!  The check that the VOE Ambassadors presented to our organization was over $8,000!  Thank you Nazareth Middle School VOE Ambassadors, Nazareth Intermediate School, parents, faculty and volunteers for supporting the families and individuals in your school district!  Kudos to all of you for a job well done!!

NAZARETH PARK POOL BOOKS

VOE committee member, Darrel Mengel, is the creator of the Nazareth Park Pool Books.  He wants to let everyone know who purchased a book, that additional pages are available to complete your book.  Please contact VOE at 484-264-7505 or email us at visionsofeagles@live.com to get your additional pages.  Thank you for supporting VOE!

VOE Picks Our First High School Scholarship Recipient

On June 3, 2015, Sally Jablonski, our Vice President and Treasurer, presented our first $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at the Nazareth High School Academic Achievement Ceremony.  Mikaela Esposito was the 2015 recipient.  Mikaela also received an engraved trophy which read, “Congratulations Mikaela Esposito Recipient of the first Visions of Eagles Scholarship. In recognition of your outstanding contribution to the Nazareth Area School District through music, theater and your desire to inspire, motivate and bring hope to others.”  Mikaela has a GPA in excess of 94% and is graduating in the top 10% of her class.  She is very involved in many community organizations and school activities.  She also has been nominated for 8 Freddy Awards over the past 4 years.  Mikaela will attend Muhlenberg College in the Fall and she plans on studying for a double major in Musical Theater and Communications with a focus in Journalism.  Congratulations Mikaela and best of luck with your future endeavors!

 

“Desire” at Bushkill Twp Fire Co on May 3, 2014

xDESire web 2013Visions of Eagles is once again very excited about our May fundraiser which, as promised,  is another presentation of the popular DooWop/Oldies singing and musical group “DESIRE”. This event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd at the Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company Social Hall at 155 Firehouse Drive, (off Bushkill Center Road) at 5 p.m.  For only $25 per person you can join us for music, food and beverages and support our Nazareth Area ministry at the same time.

Anyone 21 years of age or older can purchase tickets by either calling VOE directly at 484-264-7505 or by visiting our ”Donate” tab on our website where tickets can be ordered online by using our PayPal feature. Don’t hesitate to get your tickets.  Due to the success of our October dance, tickets are going quickly!!   You are also welcome to BYOB!

To date we have provided in excess of $127,000.00 in assistance. You will be helping us to continue our giving by purchasing the tickets for this exciting event because a portion of the ticket sales will be donated to VOE. We thank you for your support and encourage you to come join us for a great evening with “DESIRE”.

The VOE 2013 $20 Challenge raises over $15,000!

On behalf of the entire Visions of Eagles Foundation committee,

I would like to thank you for your gracious contribution

to our Annual Twenty Dollar Challenge. 

In today’s economy, it is extremely difficult to raise funds.

Last year we decided it would be easier to ask a little from a lot,

rather than a lot from a little.

This worked very effectively and our 2013 contributions totaled

just over $15,000 from 139 individuals, families and businesses! 

Our total care giving for 2013 was in excess of $30,000 to individuals

and families in the Nazareth Area School District. 

Since October 2008 we have provided over $127,000. 

As you continue to support VOE it is important that you understand that

for every dollar contributed, ninety-five cents is utilized to help others.

As we have no paid staff, only 5% is required for operating expenses.

We will always be very sensitive about being good custodians of

your kind support of our Foundation.

We are blessed to be a blessing! 

Respectfully,

Thomas W. Fehnel

Founder and President

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