Avalon Lions Club Donates $3,000 to Cape Counseling

The Avalon Lions Club has donated three thousand dollars to Cape Counseling.

Taking part in a check presentation at the organization’s Cape May Courthouse Executive offices were (left to right) Lions members Robin Mackintosh, First Vice President Michael Sowers and accepting the check are Cape Counseling CEO., Greg Speed and Vice President of Finance Steve Marchiano.

Cape Counseling has been providing mental health programs and counseling to more than 5,000 families in Cape May County since 1979. The organization is turning more attention to helping children in the county and plans to add a waiting room for younger clients. The Lions donation will help finance the new room and is expected to aid in providing more comfort to the children and their families.

The Avalon Lions Club raises more than 100-thousand dollars a year for donations to more than a dozen charities located throughout Cape May County.

Avalon is the largest Lions Club in New Jersey and its foundation is a 501 (c)3 tax exempt charity.