Sonora Odd Fellows Foundation
501(c)(3) Charitable Foundation          Tax ID: 81-5480002

For more information on the Sonora Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) lodge and upcoming events, please check the lodge's website:

Your donations change lives.

Your money, your choice. 

Areas of Donation: 

The Sonora Odd Fellows Foundation provides the oversight necessary to ensure that your donation goes to the mission or project of your choice.

The Sonora Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) has several areas for donation:

  • the charity's general use of providing education for current and former foster youth, and services for the community's sick and elderly. ​
  • efforts to preserve and maintain Sonora IOOF's historic cemetery and providing education for the public about its history and importance to the community. 
  • Sponsorship of specific events througout the year. 

Through our easy and secure donation form below, simply add what you'd like your money to be used for, and we will make sure your money is used for its intended purpose.  If it is not specified, funds will be put towards the charity's general use.  

No matter where you decide your donation goes, its the citizens of Tuolumne County who benefit, and your donation will change lives. 

Sponsorship of Events: 

The Sonora Independent Order of Odd Fellows is only able to provide their charitable services through direct donations and through money raised at events held throughout the year.  If you would like to sponsor a particular event, please add the name of the event on the secure donation form below.  Thank you so much for your support!

Cuffs & Couture 2020

The program will provide prom tickets, new formal wear, shoes, and accessories to Tuolumne County youth who would not otherwise be able to attend due to financial constraints.  

Living History Tour Fall 2019

Costumed tour guides give informative tours of the historic IOOF cemetery, stopping at designated sites where costumed actors tell the stories of some of the most interesting citizens along the way.  A fun way to learn a little history of the area, it's been a crowd pleaser each year! 

Robert Burns Supper January 25, 2020

A celebration of the life and poetry of Scottish poet Robert Burns! The evening consists of a catered traditional Scottish meal, bagpipes and fiddles, poetry, toasts, and of course, Scotch! This is a black suit or highland attire fundraiser specifically to provide scholarships to current or former Tuolumne County foster youth and/or deserving students who have served or will serve this population. Sponsorship for this event is offered at three levels: 

Sponsors of this event will be listed by level on this website as well as on the main lodge website,, and all social media accounts. 
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