President’s Service Blog: Collecting Funds for Japan, New York

As long as communities have unmet needs, there will be Lions clubs ready to serve. When Judy and I were in New York shortly after the disaster in Japan, we ran into a group of Lions raising funds.

The New York Japanese-American Lions Club was at Grand Central Station collecting money to send to the Lions Clubs International Foundation. So far, this club has sent $150,000 to the Lions Clubs International Foundation and it continues to raise money through a variety of projects and events to address the ongoing needs of the people of Japan.

The New York Japanese-American Lions Club proves that small donations and actions pooled together have the power to change lives. With efforts like this by Lions around the world, LCIF has mobilized US$15 million so far to help Japan. It’s through work like this that our members serve as beacons of hope.judyscruggsinnyc

  • http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/DiyawannaOya lion duminda

    “Service to others is the rent we pay for our room here on earth.”
    Well done, Lions – keep it up.

    • Sid Scruggs

      Thank you for your kind words, Lion Duminda. We Serve!

      • Anonymous

        ‘”We Serve, We Care”
        Lion Duminda Good Job keep it up.
        Lion Adnan (Pakistan)