bushfire drought disaster & emergency relief
District Chair: Graeme Emery email
Lions Clubs work together to support emergencies and natural disasters, locally,within Australia and overseas.
We welcome your interest and invite you to consider supporting the work of our national fundraising body - Australian Lions Foundation (ALF) or our other activities. You could donate, take part in an activity, or contact us about joining a local Lions Club. An extra pair of hands helps us continue and grow our work and raise funds for emergency assistance.
To keep up to date with news about how Lions are responding to assist in nation wide emergencies or disasters, visit our Emergency News page.
Our Lions National Bushfire Appeal was created in November 2019. Australian Lions Foundation as at 27/1/2020 received over $1.385m from the public, businesses and Lions in Australia & overseas. Well over $675,000 has been distributed to affected communities. Our newest bushfire initiative in rural areas is funding replacement water tanks - fully supplied & installed plus topped up for @ $3,000. In a future bushfire event, would you consider chipping-in to help buy a tank? There is a naming plate for sponsors.
Our Drought appeal 2018-2020 raised over $1.5m. Items donated included fodder & salt licks for livestock food for working dogs drinking water & food for families fuel to transport fodder school fees medical bills & other household bills (electricity etc.)
100% of funds donated to your local Lions Club goes directly to those impacted
Lions have always been a part of emergency support within Australia. Whether its providing help as members of the local bushfire brigade or SES, helping out as tradespeople in rebuilding , providing simple meals (you know Lions are famous for our Sausage Sizzles), clothing or just a friendly face and a chat.
We're raising dollars to help local communities recover.
Lions could be available to help out where needed. Please just ask us.