Addressing Hygiene Needs in the Southern Peninsula: SPLaSh Program Upgrade

Homelessness has been a major problem in the Southern Peninsula of Australia for many years. Rising rental prices and a severe lack of housing stock in the area has pushed people out onto the streets.   “It is truly heartbreaking to witness the hardships faced by those without homes in our area. It is crucial for […]

Lion’s Mobility Park: Martensville’s Inclusive Eco-Friendly Playground

Martensville, Saskatchewan, is a thriving city in western Canada that maintains its small-town charm. Recognizing the evolving needs of community members facing mobility challenges, Lions embarked on a mission to create an environmentally friendly playground that is inclusive for disabled children in the community. Lions of District 5 SKN displayed a tireless work ethic holding […]

Expanding Camp Sweet Life: The Type 1 Diabetes Camp for Youth

Surrounded by beautiful trees and a glimmering lake, Camp Sweet Life’s idyllic location in southern Minnesota echoes the message of empowerment its counselors offer students with type 1 diabetes.   Living with diabetes as a child can be challenging. It requires constant monitoring and a level of responsibility that may feel overwhelming for someone so young. […]

The Serenity Suite: A Haven for Healing Hearts

Losing an infant during, or before, birth is a devastating and traumatic experience. Until now, there were not suitable facilities in South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire, England, for the mothers and families who were experiencing this loss. They had to say goodbye to their babies in a busy labor ward, hearing other families celebrating the […]

Nurturing Hearts and Minds: The Lions Quest Journey at Lincoln Elementary School

“When we provide programs like Lions Quest, it’s something our children will carry for the rest of their lives,” says Dr. Tamara Young, director of student services at Lincoln Elementary School in Calumet City, Illinois. “One day they are going to be the leaders of our community, so we want to invest in our students […]

Vision for Change: Addressing Eye Health Challenges

In Pakistan, there are 570,000 adults grappling with blindness due to cataracts. This is the most common cause of avoidable blindness in the country with 51.5% of the blind community burdened with it. Additionally, 11.77% of citizens in Pakistan have type 2 diabetes mellitus, with 29% of those people experiencing diabetic retinopathy (DR), an eye […]

Unthinkable Journeys — Serving Families with Childhood Cancer

According to World Health Organization, over 1,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every day. While childhood cancer can be treatable, the outcome often depends on the child’s access to the proper resources and healthcare. Nonetheless, it is a devastating journey for families.  Since cancer impacts many children and their families, Lions all over the world […]

Rising from the Rubble: Morocco’s Road to Recovery after the 2023 Earthquake

On September 8, 2023, a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck Morocco. The epicenter was in the High Atlas Mountains, 71 kilometers (44 miles) southwest of Marrakesh. This was the largest earthquake to hit the country in more than 100 years. Homes, schools, hospitals and other medical and educational facilities were destroyed. The United Nations […]

Resilience Unveiled: Lions’ Response to Tonga’s Submarine Volcano Disaster

In late 2021, a massive submarine volcano erupted in Tonga, unleashing a catastrophic event. The eruption left a trail of destruction in its wake, with boats destroyed, neighborhoods covered in ash, and entire islands submerged. To make matters worse, an undersea cable became disconnected during the storm, leaving the true extent of the damage unknown […]