Navigation Links
Lions Mobilize $1.5 Million for China Earthquake Relief
Date:5/15/2008

As the only international volunteer service organization in China, Lions clubs are responding to immediate and long-term needs

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) announced that it is mobilizing US$1.5 million to aid Lions-led relief efforts in China.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060103/CGTU003LOGO )

Lions and LCIF are already responding to the powerful, massive earthquake that struck Sichuan Province in central China on Monday, May 12. Lions in Hong Kong and Macau have raised US$600,000 and LCIF has committed an initial grant of US$500,000 to address immediate needs and provide medicines, clothing, blankets, water purification and temporary housing. Lions have already sent 5,000 tents for displaced victims, and more are on the way. Through a vast network of Lions clubs members in Hong Kong and China, Lions and LCIF are also dispatching relief teams to the affected areas to deliver supplies and assist with hands-on relief efforts.

"As the only international volunteer service organization in China, Lions Clubs International Foundation is working hand in hand with Lions in the area to assess and address immediate needs. Through our grassroots network of Lions in the affected communities, we are able to get relief supplies to those in the most need very quickly," said Lions Clubs International Foundation Chairperson Jimmy Ross.

Similar to Lions' response to other worldwide natural disasters, LCIF expects donations from Lions around the world to surpass US$400,000 in the first week. These immediate funds will help address immediate needs. Additional funds raised from Lions in the coming weeks will go toward long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation needs such as housing, schools and eye health care.

Lions have a long history of working with the Chinese
'/>"/>

SOURCE Lions Clubs International
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Naked Juice Brings Consumers Happiness by the Billions With First 100% Juice Smoothie Containing Probiotics
2. Hospitals Could Improve Outcomes for Patients and Save Millions According to Hill-Rom 10th Annual Pressure Ulcer Survey
3. Congress Poised to Add Millions of Uninsured Children to Successful, Bipartisan Health Plan
4. Academy releases emergency preparedness tools to enable millions more people to shelter in place
5. Billions Directed to Baghdad ... Millions Rejected for Children
6. Billions Directed to Baghdad ... Billions Rejected for Children
7. New Study Shows Arthritis Significantly Limits Millions of Americans Ability to Work
8. Saving Millions of Childrens Lives Is Possible
9. TransMedia Group to Open Curtain on Innovative Hospital Bed Curtain that Will Save Millions in Maintenance
10. Telecommunications Technology Boosts Revenue Generation by Billions and Builds Positive Brand Experience
11. Report Shows Millions May Be Driving with Uncorrected Visual Impairments
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... was formed in 2008, the result of a merger of five of the ... working cooperatively, they could provide more cost-effective and higher quality care than they ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... NJ Top Docs Presents, ... Doc”!, Born and raised in Park Ridge, New Jersey, Dr. Michael Betsy graduated from Don ... and ice hockey and served as team captain in both sports in his senior year. ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... , ... Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center explains what ... a comprehensive eye examination can diagnose amblyopia. According to the National Eye Institute ... approximately 2 to 3 out of every 100 children. , Dr. Shofner adds, ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... communications company announced today that it has officially launched a new website and ... website and brand refresh are more closely aligned with the company’s strategic vision ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... ... Three Bakers Gluten Free Bakery launched the redesign of its website, ... on their offering of gluten-free breads and pizzas, living without gluten, and resources for ... to share information about our gluten free product offerings, but also to really be ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Garden State Urology! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy! 3Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 2Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 3Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 2Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 3Health News:Three Bakers Gluten Free Bakery Announces Launch of New Website 2
... Locoid Lotion was recently introduced at the ... Chicago, Illinois, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate ... Triax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, the marketers of Locoid ... brand in corticosteroids, recently launched the new ...
... 12, 2008 (Portland, Ore.) People who lose weight ... control of their blood pressure and blood sugar, and are ... their weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online ... , This is the first clinical study to ...
... to the Head of the Class, WASHINGTON, Aug. ... heading back to classrooms this month, and 8,million (16%) ... according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,s,(AAFA) ... Asthma and,Allergy Policies for Schools -- many schools are ...
... MEDRAD, INC., announced today,that the wireless version ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance., ... Continuum Wireless MR Infusion System enables the clinician ... resonance (MR),procedure from both inside and outside the ...
... ETHEX Corporation Subsidiary ... of October 24, 2008 for Gestiva(TM), ST. LOUIS, Aug. 11 KV Pharmaceutical Company,(NYSE: KVa/KVb) ... Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Financial Highlights (Unaudited), USD in millions ... Change ...
... Celsius Holdings,Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSUH.OB) reported net sales ... $1.0 million -- a substantial increase,as compared to $376,000 for ... reported a net loss of $916,000 (or $0.01 per basic ... This compares,with net loss of $726,000 (or $0.01 per basic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Triax Pharmaceuticals Launches New Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Vehicle, Locoid Lotion 0.1% 2Health News:Triax Pharmaceuticals Launches New Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Vehicle, Locoid Lotion 0.1% 3Health News:Triax Pharmaceuticals Launches New Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Vehicle, Locoid Lotion 0.1% 4Health News:Losing weight soon after type 2 diabetes diagnosis doubles positive outcomes 2Health News:Six States Named to National Asthma & Allergy Honor Roll 2Health News:Six States Named to National Asthma & Allergy Honor Roll 3Health News:MEDRAD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Wireless MR Infusion System 2Health News:MEDRAD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Wireless MR Infusion System 3Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 2Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 3Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 4Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 5Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 6Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 7Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 8Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 9Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 10Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 11Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 12Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 13Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results 14Health News:Celsius Holdings Reports Increased Revenue 2nd Quarter Revenue Increased 166% 2Health News:Celsius Holdings Reports Increased Revenue 2nd Quarter Revenue Increased 166% 3Health News:Celsius Holdings Reports Increased Revenue 2nd Quarter Revenue Increased 166% 4Health News:Celsius Holdings Reports Increased Revenue 2nd Quarter Revenue Increased 166% 5
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015 Research and ... of the "Prescription Pain Drugs - Including ... - Global Markets, Competitors and Opportunities: 2015 - ... offering. Pain is defined as ... actual or potential tissue damage. At some point, ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... 29, 2015 La sofisticada ... los sistemas de imagen por Ultrasonidos   ofrece resultados ... examen rápidos y un flujo de trabajo   optimizado, ... el proceso de detección de Cardiopatías   ... hoy el lanzamiento europeo de HeartModel A.I ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Aug. 28, 2015 ... therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced the ... the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to ... The number of shares to be offered and the ... determined. CytomX intends to list its common stock under ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Prescription Pain Drugs Including Opioid, Anticonvulsant, Injectable/ Inhaled, Topical/ Transdermal, Medical Marijuana - 2015-2020 Analysis and Forecasts 2Prescription Pain Drugs Including Opioid, Anticonvulsant, Injectable/ Inhaled, Topical/ Transdermal, Medical Marijuana - 2015-2020 Analysis and Forecasts 3Philips presenta HeartModel A.I en el Congreso ESC 2015 2Philips presenta HeartModel A.I en el Congreso ESC 2015 3Philips presenta HeartModel A.I en el Congreso ESC 2015 4Philips presenta HeartModel A.I en el Congreso ESC 2015 5CytomX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 2
The Plasma Extractor is used to express blood components from collection containers. The spring-loaded front panel exerts pressure on the collection container causing the fluid to transfer until cont...
The Eppendorf Maxipettor is a continuously adjustable pipette for precise pipetting of volumes up to 10 ml (in 10 l increments). Even liquids with a high vapor pressure or viscosity can be pipetted w...
... only catheter of its kind, the ... collects real-time cardiac electrical information, translating ... With 64 electrodes, this unique tool ... than 3,000 points of electrical data ...
... The St. Jude Medical® Pacing System Analyzer ... solution for implantation testing, programming and interrogation ... as an easy-to-use accessory to the St. ... testing by obtaining measurements of intrinsic P- ...
Medicine Products: