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The Odd Fellows are dedicated to the philosophy that an educated society is essential to a healthy community. That’s why we host the concerts and public events that you have enjoyed over the years at the Odd Fellows Hall in Half Moon Bay.

When you make donations at our events, your dollars directly support our Scholarship Program, which for decades has helped locals who otherwise may have been denied post-secondary educational opportunities.

Help Us Help Others

Coastside youth are depending on us to meet their educational goals in 2021 and beyond.

We’re hoping to quickly raise $10,000 to retain five scholarships. Without these additional funds, we will have to cut our programs by half at a time when they are needed more than ever.

Hit by the Pandemic

Sadly, the fundraising activities that you’ve come to love — musical concerts, guest speakers, dance nights, film showings, and a very popular clothing swap — didn’t happen in 2020 due to the Pandemic. As a result, we were unable to raise the funds needed to support our Youth Scholarship Program.

Your Dollars Go a Long Way

We support the Industrial Arts program at Half Moon Bay High School by paying materials fees for students unable to meet that obligation.

We award scholarship money to graduating Half Moon Bay High School Seniors in need.

We support programs at Pilarcitos Continuation School and provide scholarships to Pilarcitos graduates.

We provide funds for Coastside youth at Puente de la Costa Sur in Pescadero, and award scholarships to graduating seniors at Pescadero High School.

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We Lookout for the Overlooked

We recognize that preparing for today’s evolving job market doesn’t always mean pursuing a four-year degree at a college or university. We love to support students who choose technical and trade schools.

When deciding who to support, we strive to help students who face difficulties due to divorce, death of a family member, deportation or chronic disease. Scholarship candidates need to show initiative, steady improvement in grades, and have post-secondary-school educational goals.

YOU ARE THE FORCE FOR GOOD!

Your donation, large or small, to our Scholarship Fund supports the Odd Fellows’ mission to improve and elevate everyone. Together we can make burdens lighter, relieve the darkness of despair, and be a force for good in our community.

With thanks,
Susan E. Brennan
Chair, Youth Services Committee

 

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Ocean View Lodge 143
526 Main Street
PO Box 712
Half Moon Bay
CA 94019

Phone: 650-712-0718