Lions, LCIF Providing Disaster Relief for Earthquake Victims in Turkey

On Sunday, a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake devastated parts of eastern Turkey, killing at least 279 and injuring more than 1,300. As always, Lions and LCIF are bringing aid to the people affected by this disaster.

(Photo: REUTERS/Abdurrahman Antakyali/Anadolu Agency)

LCIF is in close communication with Lions in District 118-U, Turkey, and has approved an emergency grant of US$10,000 for immediate relief efforts. Local Lions will use these funds to provide relief supplies, including food, water, clothing, and medication.

To make an online donation to support disaster relief efforts, please visit, and select “Disaster Donations.”

  • Pingback: Top 10 Lions Clubs International Blog Posts of the Quarter | Lions Clubs International Blog: Lions Reach Out()

  • Tulay Gulçin Yardımcı

    Thank you to every Lion. Thank you LCIF. It is such a plesure to be a part of such an effective and big organization. It is impressive to see that Lions are the ‘Knights for those suffering from all kinds of disasters’. I believe those donations will be helpful to cure the wounds of the earthquake in Van. God bless you all.
    Sahrayicedid Lions Club 118Y-Turkey

  • nazmi Uz

    LCİF ‘ e Lions Ailesi olarak teşekkür eder,
    Hayatını kaybedenlere rahmet dilerim

    Nazmi Uz
    118 R
    2 Kesim Bşk.

  • Thank you Lions. Thank you LCIF. We really are a big family.

  • Meral Silahtaroglu

    Thank you LCIF ! l express my thanks to all Lions around the world,
    who can change the lifes of others in a good way.
    Bebek Asiyan Lions Club 118 T

  • Meral Silahtaroglu

    Thank you LCIF! l express my thanks to all Lions around the world, who can change the
    lives of others in a good way. Bebek Asiyan Lions Club 118T


    Thank you LCIF, thank you Lions.

    The need is big , we are so appreciative of the help we have received from our Lions family. Thanks to you all.

    Ln.Necdet ULUDAĞ
    Kuşadası Lions Clup Secretery

  • Pingback: Comcast Donates $250,000 to Tornado Relief Efforts | ConnectNationwide | Call 1-855-626-8452()

  • Sureyya Gurses

    Thank you Lions, Thank you LCIF
    Sureyya Gurses
    Girne Ozgurada Lions Clubs
    Undistrict Cyprus clubs

  • We are a big family.
    Thank you to LCIF and all Lions around the world.

    Istanbul Yeni Harbiye Lions Club
    MD118-T, Turkey

    • lionsclubsorg

      Our thoughts are with our members in Turkey … especially nice to hear from your club so soon after the earthquake.

  • Sema DOĞAN

    Thank you LCIF; thank you Lions family.

    Lion Sema DOĞAN
    Ethemefendi Lions Club and MD118-Y- GMT-DC

    • lionsclubsorg

      Thank you for your comment Sema … and for all you do to help others.

  • Thank you LCIF; thank you Lions.

    As we are feeling the deep pain for all the lives that are lost and praying for the rescue efforts that are still continuing, it is wonderful to also feel the support and care of fellow Lions around the world. Thank you to you all.

    Lion Zeynep Kocasinan
    Fethiye Lions Club
    MD 118-R, Turkey.

    • lionsclubsorg

      Thank you Zeynep … our thoughts are with our members in Turkey and the victims of this terrible disaster.