Wildfire burning uncontrollably in Alberta, Canada – LCIF approves a US$100,000 major catastrophe grant

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Flames breakout along highway 63 about 10 miles south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Friday, May 6, 2016.  Officials said shifting winds were giving the embattled northern Alberta city a break, but they added the fire that forced 80,000 people from their homes remained out of control and was likely to burn for weeks. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Dear Lions, Right now there is a wild fire burning uncontrollably in the vicinity of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, that has engulfed thousands of acres, destroying nearly 2,000…

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LCIF Awards 4 Emergency and Disaster Relief Grants, April 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016
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When natural disasters strike, Lions are there to offer help and support. In times of need, Lions rely on disaster relief grants and funds from Lions Clubs International…

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Relief Work Continues in Ecuador

Friday, April 22, 2016
Lions handing out relief materials to villagers in Ecuador

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) recently awarded a US$150,000 Major Catastrophe grant for immediate and long-term relief and reconstruction work following the earthquake in Ecuador. Lions are working…

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Lions Respond to Earthquake in Japan

Saturday, April 16, 2016
In this Saturday, April 16, 2016, file photo, a resident stands in front of damaged house in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Japan early Saturday, barely 24 hours after a smaller quake hit the same region. (Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP, File) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

Dear Lions, A series of strong earthquakes and aftershocks have struck the Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan over the past 72 hours, resulting in many fatalities, hundreds of injuries,…

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LCIF Awards 7 Disaster Relief and Emergency Grants, March 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016
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When natural disasters strike, Lions are there to offer help and support. In times of need, Lions rely on disaster relief grants and funds from Lions Clubs International…

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