The Rockland Elks received grants to aid local communities. Recently, Exalted Ruler Pam Heal of the Rockland Elks presented Rhonda Nordstrom from the AIO Food and Energy Assistance a donation of $2000. Part of the Elks goals is charity and this is just one of their many charities.

Heal also met with Becca Gildred from the Knox Coalition for Homelessness. Rockland Elks presented her with a check for $1750. The donation is part of a grant from the Elks National Foundation. The Foundation makes grants available to Elks lodges to assist their local communities. The Rockland Elks has been a long time supporter of the homeless shelter.

Heal later presented Meredith Bailey, the program director of the Knox Clinic, a donation for $1750. The donation came from a grant from the Elks National Foundation.

For their final charity, Heal presented a check to Helen Rogers, from the Midcoast Community Action.