The Lions District 201N3 Diabetes Foundation was set up in 1993 as a result of a resolution of the Lions District 201N3 Convention in 1992. It was initially funded by funds leftover from the finalisation of the 1989 Newcastle Earth-quake Disaster Appeal.
The Foundation’s name was changed in 2019 to recognise the support that the Foundation receives from Lions, Lioness and Leo clubs throughout Australia.
The Foundation is governed by elected Trustees.
Gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible.
Grants approved by the foundation in 2021 totalled $71,572 :-
Trustees & Management Committee
Three trustees are elected by the District Convention to serve 3 year terms (one elected each year). The Trust Deed also provides for the appointment of a Committee of Management.
The Trustees of the Foundation are PDG Ted Hyham (Chairman), Lions Jim Cowburn & Stephen Box.
The Trustees have appointed Lions Max Holmes, Lyle Constable, Geoffrey Boyton and PDG Noelene Heggart to be members of the Committee of Management.
The Honorary Secretary of the Foundation is Lion Stephen Box.
To recognise someone with a PDG John Hayes Honour Award,
Download Application Form from HERE and mail with your $1000 donation to the Secretary of the Foundation.
Alternatively, you can forward the payment electronically to:
BSB 032-569, account no. 580405, and forward the application to the Foundation’s e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
: ‘Towards a national Type 1 diabetes screening program for children’ - Walter & Eliza Hall Institute project received funding of $28,750 from the LADF in February 2022. See their research update HERE