Avalon Lions Charity Event Calendar for 2018


The Avalon Lions Charities Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its Calendar of Events for 2018. This line-up of special events highlights our commitment to the local communities of Cape May County. We sponsor more than 13 events that are on track to raise over $100,000 this year and perform 100’s of community service hours to benefit the needy, blind and challenged in Cape May County! All proceeds go to charity. To learn more about the Avalon Lions Club, or to become a member, please contact us and you can also follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/AvalonNjLions!




May

12th - Yard Sale: The largest yard sale in Avalon will be held at the Helen L. Diller Home, 127 26th St. during Avalon’s "Island Wide Yard Sale Weekend". Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you have any items that you would like to donate, please call Chuck Covington at (609) 368-5848 or Marianne Snyder (215) 805-9277.

25th & 26th - White Cane: The most famous of all Lions Charity events, we collect donations for the Blind and Needy outside locations in Avalon: Hoy’s on Dune Drive, Wawa on Ocean Drive and Acme Markets on Avalon Blvd; Cape May Court House: Acme Markets on Dennis Road and Sea Isle City: Acme Markets on Landis Avenue. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.




June

16th - Pancake Breakfast: Benefits the Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Inc. Held at the Avalon Community Hall, 30th and Avalon Ave; 8 a.m. to 11:00 am. Let us serve you with a delicious hearty breakfast! In addition to the "most delicious pancakes" are sausage and bacon, coffee, tea, milk, juice, etc. Also included are additional family fun activities including face painting and balloons, etc. Donations are $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for children. Please call Ken Williams at (609) 976-8462 or Joe Meschino (609) 967-8462 for additional information.

24th - Charity Golf Classic: Benefits the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for the Blind and visually impaired. Held at the Avalon Golf Club, 1510 Route 9, North Cape May Court House; registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Lunch, Dinner, a Goody Bag and more are included for each golfer. There will also be Celebrity guests, Ticket and Silent Auctions, all open to the public. Please call Mike Sowers at (609) 967-5788 or Sue White (609) 425-2078 for additional information.

29th & 30th - White Cane: We collect donations for the Blind and Needy outside locations in Avalon: Hoy’s on Dune Drive, Wawa on Ocean Drive and Acme Markets on Avalon Blvd; Cape May Court House: Acme Markets on Dennis Road and Sea Isle City: Acme Markets on Landis Avenue. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.




July

4th - Glo Sales: Benefits the Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Inc. We add to the celebration by selling light-up hats and necklaces on the beach during fireworks. We will be on the boardwalk at the 28th, 29th, and 30th street entrances. Please call Shanny Sowers at (609) 967-5788 or Linda Lutz (609) 254-2010 for additional information.

21st - Midsummer Fundraiser: To celebrate the Lions Centennial, we will host “Lions Roar at the Shore” which will be free to the public so that we may thank the community for all the support they have given us. This event will be held at the Avalon Community Center on Avalon Ave. More event details will be announced at a later date. Please call Eileen Donovan at (610) 656-6161 for additional information.




August

3rd, 4th & 31st - White Cane: We collect donations for the Blind and Needy outside locations in Avalon: Hoy’s on Dune Drive, Wawa on Ocean Drive and Acme Markets on Avalon Blvd; Cape May Court House: Acme Markets on Dennis Road and Sea Isle City: Acme Markets on Landis Avenue. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.




September

1st - 50/50 Raffle: Benefits the Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Inc. Our famous $30,000.00 50/50 Cash Elimination Raffle! Grand prize is $10,000.00; $15,000.00 in total cash prizes are awarded. Drawing party is held at a later date. Please call Marty Kindsvatter at (609) 967-4846 for additional information.

1st - White Cane: We collect donations for the Blind and Needy outside locations in Avalon: Hoy’s on Dune Drive, Wawa on Ocean Drive and Acme Markets on Avalon Blvd; Cape May Court House: Acme Markets on Dennis Road and Sea Isle City: Acme Markets on Landis Avenue. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.




October

1st - Holiday Community Food Drive Benefits the Holy Redeemer Food Bank. The Avalon Lions, Avalon Free Public Library, Holy Redeemer Food Pantry and Avalon Acme Market partner with the local community to help feed the needy during the holiday season. The food drive starts on October 1st and runs through November 21st. Call Bet MacAleer (215) 264-8699 or Kathleen Dooley (215) 704-2886 for additional information.

14th - Pasta Night: Let us treat you a real taste of Italy, Avalon style! We’ll cook and serve you a great spaghetti and meatball dinner. There will also be raffles, auctions and live entertainment; $17 per person, $8 children under 12, takeout available. Served at the Windrift Hotel, 80th and the Beach, Avalon from 4:30 till 7:30 p.m. Call Carol Hunsicker at (215) 219-4217 or Jim Lutz (609) 254-2763 for additional information.




November

22nd - Solicitation Letters: This annual fundraiser involves the mailing of over 12,000 letters to solicit donations from the residents of Avalon and Sea Isle City.

21st - White Cane: Special White Cane to benefit our Veterans. Collection area is at Joe Canal’s on RT 47 in Rio Grande. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.

23rd - Glo Sales: Benefits the Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Inc. We add to the celebration of Avalon’s 'Festive Friday' Evening Christmas Tree Lighting! Light-up hats and necklaces will be on sale. Veteran's Plaza in Avalon, 21st and Dune Drive, 4:00 p.m. Please call Shanny Sowers at (609) 967-5788 or Linda Lutz (609) 254-2010 for additional information.




December

22nd - White Cane: We collect donations for the Blind and Needy outside locations in Avalon: Hoy’s on Dune Drive, Wawa on Ocean Drive and Acme Markets on Avalon Blvd; Cape May Court House: Acme Markets on Dennis Road and Sea Isle City: Acme Markets on Landis Avenue. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 or Phil Cooper (609) 967-3009 for additional information.




The Avalon Lions Charities Foundation, Inc is the "Charity Arm" of the Avalon Lions Club and is a registered IRS 501 (c) (3) corporation. Per Lions Club International regulations, any funds raised from the public must be deposited in this account and not comingled with any administrative funds. All club donations are made from the Avalon Lions Charity Foundation, Inc. account. Donations to this account are tax deductible and are encouraged to support Club Charities. Address is:

Avalon Lions Charities Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 365
Avalon, NJ 08202.