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Gifts & Donations to Support Elk Programs






THANK YOU for considering making a charitable donation to the Elks. Donations can be made to directly to El Paso Elks Lodge 187 or to Elks National Foundation.  Please see below information regarding Elks Lodge 187 local programs and  Elks National Programs.

You may click on "Donate" button above and make a donation through Paypal or by credit card.  Once you are signed into paypal you may leave a note as to what specifically your donation should be applied to.  Example: Pancake Fund Raiser - Oct 17 or ENF Donation.

  • LOCAL DONATIONS:  Help support El Paso Elks Lodge #187:

We always value contributions made to the El Paso Elks Lodge #187 to carry on our many charitable programs that serve our local community, various organizations, veterans and youth programs in the El Paso market.


We currently assist and support the following local organizations: The Opportunity Center, Center Against Sexual and Family Violence, El Paso HOSPICE, Groups with Special Needs, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Order of the Arrow, Adventuring Crew, Baptist Clinic and  local organizations who provide Veteran’s services.  Additionally, during Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays we provide healthy food baskets, which are distributed to the less fortunate, in the El Paso area.


To make a donation to the El Paso Lodge, simply make a check payable to El Paso Elks Lodge #187 and mail it or drop it off at our lodge at 2278 Trawood Drive, El Paso, TX 79935. If you want your donation to go to specific Elks programs, simply mark that on your check or letter of instruction.

We also welcome any form of donations of product (toilet paper, shampoo, tooth brushes/pastes),  and/or volunteers to assist us to continue our support of local community organizations, which allows us to provide & supply items for basic needs to less fortunate and El Pasoan’s in need. 

On behalf of the volunteers of El Paso Elks Lodge #187, "thank you" for your contribution to our important community programs.   If you have any questions - please call us at 915-532-4441  or email us at


  • NATIONAL DONATIONS: Donations to Elks National Foundation:

To make donations to the Elks National Foundation (ENF), click on the hyperlink below. From there, you can make on-line donations to ENF and review the status of your total contributions to ENF. You will need to set up an account for on-line contributions.


At its February meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Elks National Foundation Board of Trustees approved appropriations and distributions for the 2017 fiscal year totaling a record $29.5 million.

Community Investments Program$9.81 million

State Elks Association Grants$9.10 million

Scholarship Programs$4.31 million

Elks National Veterans Service Program$1.46 million

Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest$952,760

Elks Drug Awareness Program$729,330

Elks Memorial Building Maintenance$705,900

On-line Donations Web page

You may also print out the Elks National Foundation brochure. This brochure contains details on how to make a charitable contribution.

ENF Brochure

You may also make donations to the Elks National Foundation or El Paso Elks Lodge #187 Major Project (Cerebral Palsy) by mailing a check directly to El Paso Elks Lodge #187 and marking the purpose of the check.

  • Charitable Bequests

For many of us, there is a compelling need to make a difference – to leave a lasting impact on the people most dear to us and the world in which we live. The search for significance and desire to plan for the future leads many to ponder their legacy. What kind of legacy will you leave? A bequest is perhaps the easiest and most tangible way to have a lasting impact on the people and organizations that mean the most to you.

A charitable bequest is a bequest written in a Will or Trust that directs a gift to be made to a qualified exempt charity when you pass away. One benefit of a Charitable Bequest is that it enables you to further the good work of the El Paso Elks long after you are gone. Better yet, a Charitable Bequest can help you save estate taxes by providing your estate with a charitable deduction for the value of the gift. With careful planning, your family can also avoid paying income taxes on the assets they receive from your estate. Contact El Paso Lodge Treasurer about making a Charitable Bequest at 915-532-4441.   On behalf of the volunteers of the El Paso Elks Lodge #187, thank you for your contribution to our important community programs.

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