Improving Vision and Well-Being in Palestine

In the State of Palestine, lack of eye care, often attributed to poverty and restricted access to health services, has caused undue personal and financial hardship. Lions see the hurt this causes their communities and with support from LCIF’s SightFirst program, they are changing that reality. Determined to improve community health and well-being, Lions are […]


A New FrontierThat’s one small step for man, one giant leap for vision. Brian, a Lion, was the very first participant in a groundbreaking project in vision research. In early February, 2022, a team of researchers successfully implanted a first-of-its-kind artificial vision system into the brain of a blind volunteer. The Intracortical…more…Lost, Broken, Left behindIt […]

Clearing Clouded Vision in Vanuatu

Clerence has battled diabetes since she was a baby. Unable to afford medical care, she developed cataracts which seriously impaired her vision. She lives in the gorgeous archipelago nation of Vanuatu, home to lush rainforests, soft sand beaches, and surrounded by turquoise water; however, the 23-year-old woman could no longer see its beauty. In Clerence’s […]

Club News – May 2023

Children who are blind or have low vision, along with their siblings, enjoyed an Easter tradition with a special sensory egg hunt sponsored by 11 Lions Clubs around the Greater New Orleans area of Louisiana. Lion Clubs of District 8S made donations of food, drinks, prizes, and treats for 27 pediatric clients from Lighthouse Louisiana, […]

Club News – April 2023

The Grifton Lions Club has been named among the fastest-growing Lions clubs in  North Carolina. The club inducted eight new members, recording a 125% growth rate.  Lion Jerry Williams received an award from International President Brian Sheehan for his achievements in fulfilling the mission of LCI. Williams is responsible for bringing in many of the […]

Club News – March 2023

The Niagara Cyber Lions Charter Afternoon Club in Ontario, Canada, featured singers aged 8 to 17 from the Rising Stars youth group who entertained at the club’s charter celebration.  The arts supporting club is gathering used instruments that are retrofitted and given to youth who can’t afford them. Lemon Grove Lions Club in California had […]

Gold Rush

More than 100 years ago, Mother Earth supplied so much iron ore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that Ishpeming, Michigan was a boom town. The population was over 13,000, mines employed many, and the economy was robust. They even had an opera house. But over the years, the industry changed, employment and population figures dropped, and […]

Gotta Love a Locomotive

When the conductor called “All Aboard!” on the Fourth of July, even Colorado’s Loveland Lions were surprised. More than 880 riders of all ages set a record with tickets to board their replica train in the park that day. The Buckhorn Northern Railroad in Loveland’s North Lake Park is an authentic replica of a steam […]

Club News – February 2023

Lions Clubs in District 43Y collected winter coats for those in eastern Kentucky who continue to feel the impact of the July 2022 floods and mudslides. Donations of space heaters, blankets, electrical cords, crock pots, food, and more has been welcomed as recovery efforts continue in the cold. In Washington, Multiple District 19 Lions Clubs […]

Club News – January 2023

Aurora Noon Lions Club in Illinois hosted an American Sign-Language Santa and Mrs. Claus for a 12th annual holiday party for hearing-impaired kids. Guests included 35 deaf and hearing-impaired children from East and West Aurora school districts, plus caregivers, teachers, and friends. A dozen Noon Lions assisted, providing a pizza dinner and gifts for kids. The Owensboro Lions Club […]