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 – August 2023

The Long Point Lions Club and the Long Point Lioness Lions in Ontario, Canada, hosted an evening meal for the A2 Lions International Youth Exchange. The Visalia Rescue Mission asked the Visalia Breakfast Lions in California to be a sponsor of their Back-to-School Block Party where they distribute backpacks full of school supplies. The Lions […]

Partnerships with Purpose

“When you remove a cataract, people who have not seen their children in years, suddenly see them. It is amazing to witness,” Past District Governor Sedrace Rwekikiya shared, while standing under the thick shade of the tree canopy just outside St. Francis Nsambya Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. As she continued to speak about the incredible […]

Club News – July 2023

The James City Lions in Virginia used the SPOT screener on the Lions Sight and Hearing Van to conduct vision screenings for members of Arc of Greater Williamsburg, an organization advocating for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and serving them and their families. For the 13th year, the Ysleta, Five Points, and Del Norte […]

Club News – June 2023

The second annual Lion’s CARe Cruise with the Deerfield, Marshall, Cottage Grove and Cambridge Lions Clubs in Wisconsin included a poker run, food and raffles in the morning, bowling, and a bean bag toss for cash prizes in the afternoon, plus the Miracle League Spring Exhibition game with music. Proceeds benefitted the Miracle League of […]

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 […]