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WoodmenLife gives back to the Hawthorne Cancer Foundation in support of our mission and projects.

WoodmenLife, Vice President of Chapter 1 in Petersburg, Virginia, Garland (Lee) Moody III (3rd from left), presented The Hawthorne Cancer Foundation with a $500 check in support of our mission to serve our local cancer community and to provide additional support on future projects in 2023.

The check was presented to members of our Board of Directors, Ruth Felsen, M.D., Lawrence Lewkow, M.D., and John Smith.

The Hawthorne Community would like to thank WoodmenLife for their active role in supporting our nonprofit as well as other charities within the Richmond, Tri-City area.

Chapter Officers

President: Tammy Harrell (804) 469-7306 Secretary: Kenneth Moody (804) 691-6671 Vice President: Garland Moody III Treasurer: Robert Moody Auditor Chairman: George Harbuck Jr. Auditor: Matthew Harbuck

Community Outreach Advisor Community Outreach Advisor: Marla Baker

Sales Associates Regional Director: Robert Blake Recruiting Sales Manager: Christopher Copley

What is a Chapter?

Our WoodmenLife chapter is one of nearly 1,300 locally chartered units nationwide. Members belong to a chapter in the area in which they live and each chapter elects its own officers.

Through our community-focused, family-oriented chapter, members aspire to achieve fraternal ideals through our social, civic, charitable, educational, patriotic, and voluntary service activities. We partner with local schools, fire departments, and other charitable organizations to help make our community better for everyone.

Chapters across the country plan a diverse range of activities. A local chapter might host a family fish fry and game night, help build a local Habitat for Humanity home, or hold a bake sale to benefit its volunteer fire department. Our chapter activities create family time and are about having fun, making new friends, and helping others.


The idea of fraternalism has been around for thousands of years. It began with individuals who shared a commitment of caring for each other, helping those in times of need, and making their community a better place to live.

Those same beliefs hold true today at WoodmenLife. Fraternalism is at the very heart of our local chapter.

How to join a chapter

When you become a member1 of WoodmenLife, you can enjoy the many member activities and community service events our chapter sponsors, as well as the fraternal benefits2 our organization offers.

To find out more about WoodmenLife products, services and becoming a member, contact our local WoodmenLife Representative, or call WoodmenLife’s Customer Contact Center at Customer Service Phone:1-800-225-3108.

1. An individual becomes a member by joining our shared commitment to family, community, and country, and by purchasing a WoodmenLife product. 2. Fraternal benefits are not contractual, are subject to change, and have specific eligibility requirements. The WoodmenLife Fraternal Outreach Division administers these benefits.


Corporate Giving

Giving Back at Home

WoodmenLife has been a staple of downtown Omaha since our founding in 1890. Making a difference in the communities where our members live and work is at our core, but we also recognize the value of being a good corporate citizen in our hometown. We do that by donating time and money to organizations that make a positive difference in Omaha, Council Bluffs and surrounding areas.

Each year, our Corporate Social Responsibility Committee selects dozens of non-profit organizations to receive support.

Walking the Walk

At WoodmenLife, we encourage and support efforts by our associates to get involved with their communities. WoodmenLife provides two paid volunteer days off a year, as well as donation matching for associates. Associates also have many opportunities to participate in volunteer opportunities sponsored and organized by WoodmenLife.

National Community Focus

Since 2015, our members have joined together to make a great impact in a singular area: fighting hunger. Our associates have joined in the effort, giving time and money to local hunger charities. Click here for more on our National Community Focus.

Who to Contact

If you have questions or need more information about WoodmenLife’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee or our corporate giving, please contact the program administrator or the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee Chairperson at

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