About Us

We are the family of Odd Fellowship, composed of Men, Women, and Youth, believing in a supreme being, the creator and preserver of the universe, who have come together in our local communities having the same beliefs and values as others, that; Friendship, Love and Truth are the basic guidelines that we need to follow in our daily lives. Through working in our local Communities, States, Provinces, or Nationally we understand that we can make a difference in the lives of people in our World.

Our Mission

Our Mission

As an organization, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows aims to provide a framework that promotes personal and social development. ... The command of the IOOF is to"visit the sick, relieve the distressed, bury the dead and educate the orphan."

Our Membership

Our Vision

To help Oceanside grow and improve by supporting local foundations and charities.

Our Vision

Our Members

Odd Fellow believe that Friendship, Love and Truth should be the basic guidelines to live by. We believe in a supreme being, the creator and preserver of the universe. Do you want to make a difference?
YES? Then we need you!

Our Work

Internationally, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs are involved in numerous charitable efforts and humanitarian endeavours such as scholarships, low-interest student loans and grants, low-cost nursing homes for the elderly, family and youth summer camps and annual donations to charities. The highlights of these projects are:

Charity for Youth

An Exciting new orphanage project to be named "Odd Fellows Village" was introduced at the 2003 Sessions of The Sovereign Grand Lodge in Halifax, Nova Scotia by the incoming Sovereign Grand Master, Henry "Hank" Dupray and adopted. The village will consist of 15 family homes, a social centre, a medical facility and kindergarten facility will house approximately 150 orphaned and AIDS affected children ages 0-12. The village is a joint project in conjunction with SOS Kinderdorf International will be built in Battam Bang in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

SEEING IS BELIEVING

“Seeing is believing,” and vision holds the key to sight. Our eyes are our contact with the world. To whatever degree we lose sight, we lose touch with our surroundings, and the quality of life is affected. Blindness is the most feared of all human disabilities.
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs who wish to have serious eye problems referred to the Wilmer Eye Institute for review by the Odd Fellows Professor may do so by...

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

The purpose of the Foundation is to operate a revolving loan fund for qualified students dependent in part, or wholly, on their own efforts for an education, and to award scholarships to students based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Since the beginning of the Foundation, donations of approximately $3,500,000 have made it possible for over 3,500 young people to receive student low interest loans amounting to over $6,800,000, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship awards.

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Second Degree Cave Ceremonial

August 25, 2018

Second Degree Cave Ceremonial. Yreka, California