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Three Lions in California collect donations on the street for Japan relief.Donors are responding generously to support relief efforts in Japan. One-hundred percent of every donation made to Lions Clubs International Foundation will directly to relief efforts. Lions in the affected communities oversee the relief efforts. Within 24 hours of the disaster, Lions had received funds from LCIF for purchasing immediately needed relief supplies such as water, food and clothing. They will continue to assess the needs so that we can respond effectively and efficiently.

LCIF is mobilizing more than US$21 million, which includes designated donations from donors around the world. Designated donations made March 11- June 30 are eligible for Melvin Jones Fellowship recognition, per an exception made by the Board of Trustees to the board policy.

Some example of direct generous support of US$5,000 and over include:

  • Lions in Japan have donated US$9.3 million
  • Lions in Korea have donated US$508,000
  • US$1 million from MD 300, Taiwan
  • A US$150,000 donation has been made by the New York Japanese-American Lions Club, USA
  • Lions in MD 20, New York, USA has donated US$382,782
  • The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (Texas, USA) has given US$100,000 for relief efforts in Sendai
  • Bausch + Lomb has donated US$100,000, and is matching employee contributions for eye health care services
  • Lions in Norway have donated US$247,600
  • US$37,000 from the 48th Orient & Southeast Asia Forum Committee
  • Multiple District 322, India, donated US$25,000
  • Lions in Austria have donated US$25,000 and expect to raise more
  • Lions in District 19A, in British Columbia, Canada, are raising US$21,200
  • Lions in Belgium gave US$20,547
  • The Arnhem Lions Club in the Netherlands donated US$20,776
  • Lion Robert Libin, USA, has donated US$10,000
  • US$10,000 from Lion Aruna Oswal, India
  • International Director Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang, of MD300 Taiwan, has donated US$10,000
  • Lion Wayne Wagner of 20-E2, New York, USA, is giving US$10,000 of stock
  • The Seal Beach Host Lions Club in California, USA, is donating US$6,000
  • Lion Kanaksinh Babla of Kenya has donated US$5,000
  • The Coldbrook & District Lions Clubs in Nova Scotia, Canada is contributing US$5,000

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