The World Needs Lions

Changing the world. It’s why the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)—a global foundation—empowered service through its most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. June 30, 2022, officially marked the end of Campaign 100: LCIF Empowering Service. Thanks to support from Lions, Leos, partners, and other donor support, Campaign 100 is completed and Lions and Leos […]


Music is a form of resilience in Anderson, Indiana. Once a hub for twenty now-defunct General Motors plants, the people of Anderson have a shared legacy of tenacity. The city played a pivotal role in the country’s car manufacturing industry, the details of which are documented in The Herald Bulletin book “The Auto Industry of […]

2020-2021 Annual Report

Thirty years ago, I was helping my husband create materials to promote Lions Clubs International Foundation’s first fundraising campaign, SightFirst. It was during this time that I realized I wanted to be part of Lions; part of something bigger and on an international scale. It is my honor to serve alongside my fellow Lions. Now, […]

Providing compassionate care and comfort at the end of life

Imagine someone you love is very sick and needs a comfortable space to feel cared for and manage his or her pain at the end of life. Hospice care helps loved ones when treatment can no longer cure or control a disease. An interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers work to […]

Club News – May 2022

In Indiana, the Speedway Lions Club repainted the town’s 488 fire hydrants with a white and checkerboard pattern to help decorate the town and differentiate Speedway from the surrounding communities. A Speedway resident came up with the idea, and a local graphics company provided the creative design and the heat shrink decals — the same decals used on race cars. Each fire hydrant […]

Club News – April 2022

Boise Bench Lions Liz and Henry Cardinale delivered books, lottery tickets, and clothing to the Idaho Veterans Home in February. The club has been involved with the home for several years doing different service activities such as landscaping, painting a gazebo, and serving dinner.   The Haverhill Lions Club in Massachusetts donated about 1,300 food items […]

Lost, Broken, Left behind

It was last summer when thousands of people in Afghanistan left their possessions behind to frantically board planes for safe haven in the U.S.
During the chaos of their departure, many prescription eyeglasses were among those small but vital items that were left behind.

Fore-eezing for a Cause

The Orono Lions Annual Snowball Open is not one of those “weather permitting” events.  It’s more like “weather welcomed.” All about cold hands, hot drinks, and warm Lion hearts.

A World In Need

As we approach June 30, the end of historic Campaign 100, I invite you to read and reflect on ways in which Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), our global foundation, has magnified your service, my service, and the service of Lions and Leos worldwide.