...for the Fraternal Order of Moai and its members to fulfill their pledge to "improve our communities through charitable acts" and provide support to the community through community service and charitable giving, either directly or by contributions to other 501(c)(3) organizations selected by the national organization and local chapters. The Foundation has been granted recognition from the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Charities that we partner with will be listed in our public documents and on this web site. The majority of the proceeds come from silent auctions of donated goods held at events and live auctions of Mystery Bowl cocktails prepared for attendees. The lively Mystery Bowl auction and the elaborate presentation of the bowls to the winners by a dancing Mystery Girl or Mystery Boy embody the Order's concept of fun with a purpose.
The Fraternal Order of Moai has selected the Easter Island Foundation as their national charity. The Easter Island Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1989, promotes conservation and protection of the fragile cultural heritage of Easter Island and other Polynesian islands. Among its many projects, the Foundation established the William Mulloy Library on the island and continues to support its operations. In addition, the Foundation funds archaeological research; provides students with scholarships, books and equipment; publishes a series of books about Easter Island and Polynesia; publishes Rapa Nui Journal; and sponsors conferences about Easter Island and Polynesia. The Fellowship is proud to support multiple scholarships administered by the EIF. Funds for these scholarships are raised at OHANA: Luau at the Lake and the Chicago Area Tiki Tour (CATT).
The Kahiki Chapter has selected CureCMD, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that funds research and clinical trials to find a cure for congenital muscular dystrophies, to receive donations raised at the annual Hot Rod Hula Hop.
The Pukapuka Chapter has selected the Southside Animal Shelter, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Indianapolis, to receive donations raised at the annual Makahiki: A Night of Tiki.
The Fraternal Order of Moai and North East Surf Music Alliance present: Music for Moai II: Music to Shake Cocktails By. Featuring surf bands—and a bonus track by Bamboo Saxotica—playing exotica, spy, lounge and tiki music. That's 25 tracks of original music for a good cause...
All proceeds from Music for Moai II will benefit the Fraternal Order of Moai Foundation Hurricane Relief Fund which is used to support communities in the United States and abroad affected by natural disasters, especially places that have influenced tiki and Polynesian pop.
CDs are being sold at events in 2018 and 2019. You can also order a copy online from the Music for Moai web site. Enjoy!
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