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MLERF Awards $1,000,000 in Grants

On July 17th, the MLERF Board of Directors, MLERF Immediate Past President Jim Gracia announced the recipients of the 2013-2014 MLERF grants. Through the fund-raising efforts of Lions throughout Massachusetts, MLERF was able to distribute $1,004,000 to Boston area research institutions.

Grants were awarded to the following institutions:

  • BU School of Medicine ($183,000)
  • Children’s Hospital ($183,000)
  • Joslin Diabetes Center ($142,000)
  • Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary ($183,000)
  • New England Eye Centere – Tufts School Of Medicine ($ 110,000)
  • Schepens Eye Research ($183,000)
  • University of Massachusetts, Worcestor ($20,000)