Clubs International Foundation is mobilizing US$80,000 in funding to assist Lions in their relief efforts, this includes a Major Catastrophe Grant and emergency
grants. Lions in three districts affected by flooding in Tennessee
are providing emergency relief supplies including food, water and medicine.
than 32 people are dead following terrible storms and flooding in early May. Forty-two of the state's counties have been declared disaster areas, and flood damage to residences is estimated at US$1.5 billion in the Nashville area alone.
Lions Clubs International Foundation awards
nearly US$2 million annually in emergency grants, in addition to major
catastrophe funding for larger-scale disasters.
Clubs International Foundation is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs
International. Established in 1968, LCIF is committed to providing
humanitarian services to those in need, including providing disaster
relief, saving sight, supporting youth and combating disability. Each
year, LCIF typically awards US$2 million in emergency grant relief
funding. Learn more at www.lcif.org.