The largest fraternal organization in the world started over 150 years ago hundreds of thousands of members and almost 2,000 lodges nationwide. Members of the the Elks support numerous local and national causes. The Lancaster Lodge has served their community since 1904.Find Out Who We Are
To promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members; to quicken the spirit of American Patriotism; and cultivate good fellowship.
From scholarships to donations, the organization promotes the giving to others in all forms.
The belief in, and fight for, fairness and equality for all people around the world.
The principle of love thy neighbor, regardless of race, creed, orientation, or gender.
A faithfulness in ones country, community, and family above yourself.
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition totaling over $2.4MM. Lancaster Lodge presents scholarships each year to local students.
The Trench Trophy is a local scholarship and award program that recognizes high school athletes around WNY. The award, started in 2003, was founded by members of the Lodge and still calls the Lancaster Elks home.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks offers a resource center for the Elks National Drug Awareness Program - the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States.