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Bristol Area Lions donate $2,000 to CHIP 11/14/2019

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Bristol Area Lions Foundation Treasurer Michael Hope presents a $2,000 donation to CHIP, Inc. Treasurer Susan Glueck. (Photo courtesy Susan Wilson)

The Bristol Area Lions Foundation made its annual donation to CHIP Inc. (Community Housing Improvement Project) in support of its home repair program.
During the past year, CHIP repaired 64 homes in 10 Lincoln County communities at an average cost of $1,322 per household. Neighbors helping neighbors included hundreds of hours of both professional and volunteer time. Funds spent for home repairs included $55,925 for materials and $28,315 for local contractors.
CHIP also assisted 283 families with $86,500 of fuel assistance at an average cost of $329 per household and made 23 firewood deliveries to 15 households.
The Bristol Area Lions encourages others in Lincoln County to donate to CHIP Inc., P.O. Box 6, Newcastle, ME 04553

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