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 […]

Vision

Straight From a Lion’s MouthBeing able to hear a recording of LION magazine helps Lion Andy Arvidson, who is blind, stay informed and connected with other Lions. In a project called Lions Reading to Lions, the magazine, which comes out two times a year, is recorded by members of three clubs in Georgia: the…more…Seeing A […]

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 – January 2022

In New York, the Ballston Spa Lions Club delivered 60 hams to three churches in the village that have food banks. This followed their November delivery of 20 turkeys and nine other items for needy families in their community. The Sargent Area Lions Club in Texas has become a staple organization in the small coastal […]

The DNA of Lions

Why do Lions become Lions? Is serving in the genes? A look at what makes Lions tick and how a life of service has benefits beyond helping those we serve.

Stopping to Smell the Herbs

Whether it is a Lions’ or a Boy Scouts’ meeting, a wedding reception, a picnic for the visually impaired, or a person renting crutches from a medical closet, Five Senses Park in Wheatfield, New York is certainly a community hub. The 14-acre park is owned by the Town of Wheatfield Lions Club, which purchased it […]

Club News – December 2021

The Lions of District 13 OH2 in Ohio partnered with Pennsylvania-based Wendell August Forge to produce a handcrafted aluminum polished ornament using IP Alexander’s theme, “Service from the Heart.” The ornament was developed for resale with net proceeds dedicated to LCIF. It is available for purchase through June 30, 2022 for US$19 including tax and […]

Standing Down—and Up—for Veterans

Flags will be raised, bugles will sound taps, and wreaths will be laid on November 11 as many Lions throughout the country pay homage on Veterans Day to members of the military—both living and dead—who have served their country. For Lion Elmer Madrid, a Vietnam War veteran and president of the Peninsula Special Interest Lions […]

Straight From a Lion’s Mouth

Being able to hear a recording of LION magazine helps Lion Andy Arvidson, who is blind, stay informed and connected with other Lions. In a project called Lions Reading to Lions, the magazine, which comes out two times a year, is recorded by members of three clubs in Georgia: the Athens Lions Club, the Oconee […]