Elks Aidmore

"Building programs is our business. Rebuilding lives is our passion."

Recent News

  • Santa Goes South…to Valdosta

    Christmas events began with a regional Christmas celebration on December 2nd in Valdosta.  The annual event was sponsored by Redland Church, Camp Rock.  Elks foster parents attended the event and enjoyed the festivities.   The next event was on December 17th at the Valdosta Elks Lodge #728.  The Christmas celebration at the Elks Lodge is […]

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  • No Grinch in Savannah

    About 150 kids got the opportunity to see Santa on Sunday, December 17th at the Savannah Elks Lodge #183 in Savannah GA. They feasted on Christmas lunch and got the opportunity to engage in arts and crafts, coloring Christmas pictures in a packed Community room in the Elks Lodge. For the past 3 years the […]

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  • Christmas In Conyers

    Every year, people from around the state gather to help support and create memories for the young women in the residential program, and the children and youth in the Conyers Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program.  The support of the Georgia Elks Aidmore Auxiliaries, and the growing support from our community partners, has been nothing short […]

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  • We Dreamed, We Believed, We Achieved

      Several years ago, the Georgia Department of Human Services tried to eliminate residential centers like the one Elks Aidmore has in Conyers GA. The DHS focus at that time was to place each child in a foster family…a noble mission, and worthy of support. But, for a variety of reasons, not every child “fits” […]

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  • Elks Aidmore Rebuilds Lives One At A Time

    Elks Aidmore was recently featured in an article for Georgia State Homes. Elks Aidmore’s mission is to provide various residential treatment and support programs for children and their families with a focus on at-risk teenagers and young adults. Based in Conyers, Georgia, Elks Aidmore specializes in offering families educational instruction, affordable housing, GED and vocational training, […]

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  • Watts Family Donations

    For the past several years, in lieu of a family gift exchange at Christmas, The Watts Family (Richard, Heidi and Christina) has made a significant donation to Elks Aidmore. Throughout the years, they have made multiple donations of major appliances, clothing, furniture, household items and decorations.  In fact, it would be difficult to walk more than 100 feet in any direction on […]

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  • Toys for Aidmore Event at Atlanta Northlake Elks Lodge

    The Atlanta Northlake Elks Lodge #78 Auxiliary collected toys to be delivered to the foster children in the Elks Aidmore program at their Christmas Party. Aidmore CEO Abe Wilkinson and his wife, Teresia, visited the Lodge for dinner. Abe spoke to the Elks and Auxiliary members about the work at Aidmore for the children of […]

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  • Thanksgiving At Aidmore

    As has been the tradition for the last 25 years, a dedicated group of volunteers (Angels for Aidmore) descended on the Conyers campus to provide the Thanksgiving meal for the residents who were on campus during the holiday. Coordinators Ed and Saundra Abel (Brunswick) were joined by Pat Harper (Atlanta-Northlake); Heather and Greg Hickey, and […]

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  • 2017 Golf Fore Kids Tournament

    Despite a week-long delay imposed by Hurricane Irma, the Golf Fore Kids tournament was finally played on September 22nd at Hard Labor Creek in Rutledge.  Thanks to our golfers, volunteers and many sponsors, the tournament netted over $12,000 for Elks Aidmore programs.  The Golf Fore Kids Committee, under the leadership of John Helgesen, worked diligently to […]

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  • 2017 National Convention

    The Elks National Convention in Reno NV, held July 16-19, was attended by over 7,000 people.  Elks Aidmore was well represented at the Aidmore booth, with lots of people volunteering their time, energy and talents.  The cookbooks generated a little over $900 in sales and the Elks Aidmore Booth received another “5-Star” rating.  Pictured (from […]

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