More than $58,000 has been donated to the MidCoast Drought Appeal since it was launched in Taree last Friday, November 15.
The appeal was introduced by local member, Stephen Bromhead with a $20,000 donation from the Parliamentary Lions Club Follow Your Dream Foundation. Mr Bromhead is president of the organisation.
The appeal being co-ordinated by Taree Lions club with support from more than 20 organisations including all local Lions, Rotary, Quota and Probus clubs and the Country Women's Association.
Lions Club co-ordinator, George Grieves welcomed the generous donation and has called on other businesses in the area to consider contributing to the appeal.
Club Forster has donated $20,000.
Donations can be made to:
Lions Club of Taree Activities Account
Westpac Bank BSB 032 587
Account Number 580169.