Elks Volunteer Programs

“Becoming a member of the Elks has given me an opportunity to be more involved in my local community.”

Ryann Kitchell, Lodge 823 member

About our Programs

Elks Lodges participate in National, State, and Local Charity programs that invest in their communities through programs that improve the quality of life.

All across the nation our Elk State Associations sponsor programs to build stronger communities by assisting those in need through scholarships, medical research, recreational opportunities, and lots more. You can learn more by reviewing some of the programs listing below.

Our Programs

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    Hoop Shoot

    The Elks Hoop Shoot highlights the Elks commitment to America’s youth through their annual free throw basketball contest.
    Explore elks.org/hoopshoot

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    Childrens Therapy

    Since 1954, the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children has provided home-based occupational or physical therapy to children with developmental delays or physical disabilities. Services are provided at no cost to the family served.

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    Food Boxes

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    Beacon Buddies Grants

    The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks makes grants available the to all lodges to help fund special programs within that lodges community.  In 2018 Vancouver Elks Lodge applied and received $2000 to provide for students whose families were not in a position to purchase their school supplies.