Articles of Association of the Katy Lions Foundation
The name of the association shall be the Katy Lions Foundation,
Located in the City of Katy, Harris County, Texas.
Said association is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
No part of the earnings of the association shall be paid distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the association shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered, or as would be paid to private citizens of the community in need.
No substantial part of the activities of the association shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the association shall not participate in, or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by (a) by an association exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (3) (c) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by an association, contributions to which are deductible under section 170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
The purpose of the Katy Lions Foundation is to provide assistance in the community. This is accomplished through providing:
Support for organizations feeding the needy at Thanksgiving and Christmas,
Supplies to disaster victims,
Funds to Lions Camp in Kerrville, TX, a summer camp for children with disabilities;
Support to Katy FFA through the Katy Livestock Show and Rodeo,
Scholarship opportunities to each high school,
Support to Texas Lions Foundation,
Support to Lighthouse for the Blind,
Support to Leader Dog
And other activities deemed acceptable by the board of directors.
The Katy Lions Foundation will support Katy Lions Club in its endeavor to assist the community.
In the event of dissolution of Katy Lions Foundation, any money left in the accounts will be transferred to Texas Lions Foundation, an association within the meaning of section 501 (3)(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal code. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of Harris County.
In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names this 22 day of February, 2017
Bryan Lavers 1930 Shadow Forest Lane, Katy, TX 77494
Nancy Chesbro 24810 Malca Manor Drive, Katy, TX 77493
Janice Sawyer-Jackson 19815 Upland Elm St, Houston, TX 77084