PEO NEWS RELEASE
Los Alamos-based Chapter BC, P.E.O. will host a huge, multi-family garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 25 at bot 1660 and 1646 Camino Uva on North Mesa in Los Alamos.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed and re-advertised at a later date.
The proceeds from our nice quality items (no junk) will support P.E.O. philanthropies focused on providing scholarships, grants, awards, loans and the stewardship of Cottey College for women to pursue education.
In spring 2022, Chapter BC was able to help a local woman with young children secure a $2,600 scholarship to help her finish her bachelor’s degree. In addition, Chapter AK, P.E.O. in Los Alamos worked with her to land a $3,000 grant for continuing her education.
P.E.O., a philanthropic educational organization, has celebrated women helping women reach for the stars for more than 150 years. Since its inception in 1869, the nonprofit organization has helped more than 119,000 women pursue educational goals by providing more than $398 million in grants, scholarships, awards and loans. The Sisterhood also owns and supports Cottey College. Through membership, the P.E.O. Sisterhood has brought together more than a half a million women in the United States and Canada who are passionate about helping women advance through education, while supporting and motivating them. In addition to the educational philanthropies, the P.E.O. Sisterhood provides a framework of support and community for all members.
What started with a bond of friendship among seven women in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is now one of the oldest women’s organizations in North America with close to 6,000 chapters. To learn more about P.E.O., its powerful educational philanthropies and see stories of women who have benefited from the programs, visit peointernational.org.
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P.E.O. chapters support the educational and charitable funds of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, but are not classified as charitable by the IRS. Therefore, donations to individual chapters, including in the form of purchases of goods and services do not meet the IRS requirements for a charitable income tax deduction. P.E.O. shall not be liable in any way for any goods and services supplied by third-party vendors or public establishments.