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LCIF Assistance for Philippines Typhoon Relief

LCIF is working with local Lions to respond to Typhoon Ketsana, the devastating typhoon that ravaged the Philippines. As of September 30, at least 246 people dead and an additional 38 people missing, according to the nation's National Disaster Coordinating Council. Nearly 2 million people were affected by the killer storm and 567,000 people had been evacuated. LCIF has awarded four emergency grants in the amount of $10,000 each to Districts 301-A1, 301-A2, 301-D1 and 301-D2 to purchase immediate relief supplies.

Lions around the world can help by donating to the designated fund established for this specific disaster.

U.S. donors can:

  • Mail a check to LCIF. Make the check payable. Send the check to LCIF, 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA, Attn.: Donor Services.
  • Make a credit card donation with a MasterCard, Visa or American Express by calling LCIF at 630-571-5466, ext. 517 or 581. Call between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST.
  • Donate online at www.lcif.org/donate. Select Disaster and include "Philippines Typhoon" in comments field to designate donations to this designated account.

Donors outside the United States can:

  • Make a credit card donation with a MasterCard, Visa or American Express by faxing to LCIF the name of your credit card, credit card number, expiration date and amount of donation. LCIF's fax number is 630-571-5735.
  • Mail LCIF a U.S. dollar check drawn on a U.S. financial institution. Make the check payable to LCIF. Send the check to LCIF, 300 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA, Attn.: Donor Services.
  • Make a direct deposit of local currency into an existing LCI account. Send a copy to LCIF via fax (630-571-5735).
  • Do a direct wire transfer. For assistance with this option or the other donation options, contact LCIF Donor Assistance at donorassistance@lionsclubs.org or by phone at 630-571-5466, ext. 404.
  • Donate online at www.lcif.org/donate. Select Disaster and include "Philippines Typhoon" in comments field to designate donations to this designated account.

Donations from U.S. residents are tax deductible. Donations from residents of other countries are tax deductible as permitted by individual countries' tax laws.


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