Breaking News: Lions, LCIF Prepare for Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane IsaacOn the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, another unwelcome guest has made a visit to New Orleans and the northern Gulf Coast of the United States.

At this time, Hurricane Isaac has made landfall at or near the same area that was devastated by Katrina.

We know Lions everywhere join us in sending their thoughts and prayers to residents in the storm’s path.  Although no one is expecting Isaac to hit with near the velocity of Katrina, Lions Clubs International and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) are standing by to assist Gulf Coast Lions in providing disaster relief if, when and where needed.

We must always be ready and able to provide disaster relief at a moment’s notice – whether from hurricanes, typhoons (such as the Super Typhoon that recently struck Okinawa and Korea), earthquakes, tsunamis, or man-made disasters.  It is important to maintain funds for disaster relief efforts.

Recently we have provided tens of thousands of dollars in emergency grants for flood relief in Mali, Thailand, Canada, MD300 Taiwan, Bangladesh, England and Japan, as well as typhoon relief to the Philippines, earthquake relief to Italy and wildfire relief to western areas of the United States.  This was made possible by the generosity of Lions, who donate selflessly to LCIF.

This year’s presidential theme is “In A World of Service.”  Lions literally serve communities around the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Disasters strike at a moment’s notice, and we must be ready to respond.

We encourage all Lions to consider making a donation to LCIF disaster relief so we can answer the call to provide much needed funding when and where needed. Visit the LCIF Disaster Relief Page to donate now.

 

  • Lioness Sushil Bansal

    Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.In this life we cannot do great things. We should
    do small things with great love.

    President Lioness Diamond Club 321A2

    • Ann Slade

      http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/saginaw

      Dear Sushil, Thank you for your note, it is the truth. Our club is in the USA in Saginaw Texas, where is yours? . Many years ago I was in a Lioness Club but now I am in one club with my husband who has been a lion since 1977. Greetings for a happy time to you & your members, Yours in Lionism , Ann (club secretary).

      • http://www.omegaenterprises.org LN Thiruvengadam jayaram

        Dear Ann Slade,

        I am from India President of Lion club of Annai, I was in Texas few month back , But my son is in Houston finished is MS studies in University of Houston ,

        Pl do give me your e mail id to contact you,

        Regards

        Jayaram