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Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy

Mission Statement

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Our Goal

Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing unmet health and education needs worldwide.

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RecycleFSColorThe Need for Glasses –153 Million Reasons Lions Recycle for Sight

According to The World Health Organization, 153 million people have uncorrected refractive errors (near-sightedness, far-sightedness or astigmatism). Most of these vision impairments are quickly diagnosed and easy to treat with corrective lenses.

Still, millions of people in developing nations are pushed deeper into poverty simply because they don't have glasses. They can't learn, because reading is difficult. They can't work to the best of their ability, because they can't see clearly.

It costs Lions less than US$0.08 to provide a pair of recycled eyeglasses and change someone's life.

For children, clear vision means a better education, healthier development and a better quality of life. For adults, it means greater employment opportunity and economic strength. For seniors it means less dependence on others.

Lions clubs collect millions of eyeglasses each year to address the need for glasses, making eyeglass recycling one of our most popular activities.

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These board members have volunteered to spend even more time by serving the board. Board members are elected to office. Elections are held April and these people take office in June. Any member in good standing is eligable to run for an office, and we encourage you to join us. Board of Directors meetings are every 3rd Monday of the month. All members are welcome to observe

 Making the World a Better Place for Children

Every day, millions of children around the world miss out on the joy of childhood. Instead of playing with toys, they deal with poverty, malnutrition and disabilities. That's why Leo clubs work on international Leo projects and local community service projects to improve the lives of children.

International Leo Projects

Spotlight on Childrenis the international service project of Leo clubs. Spotlight on Children projects give Leos the opportunity to enrich the lives of children by:

  • Collecting food and clothes for local street children
  • Repairing playgrounds
  • Implementing after-school tutoring programs
  • Visiting children in hospitals

To provide the youth of the world with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community.

eadership – Develop skills as a project organizer, time manager and team leader.
Experience – Learn how teamwork, cooperation and collaboration can bring exciting changes to your community and the world.
Opportunity – Make friends and feel the rewards of community service.

Raising funds for immunization programs

There is a large Leo network of more than 5,700 Leo clubs in 141 countries with approximately 144,000 members.
Through projects like these, Leo clubs bring hope and laughter to needy children, especially on December 5, International Leo Day.




Lets continue to give these kids the support they need to be successful since they are the future of Lionism.

Leadership. Experience. Opportunity. These are just a few of the rewards young people gain from participating in Leos. They also happen to be the values that create the acronym of our club name.

In total, more than 144,000 young people in 139 countries are proud to serve others in their local communities and to call themselves Leos. These young community leaders are friendly, active and dedicated to creating new and exciting opportunities by participating in their local Leo clubs. Social and professional connections are an additional benefit for Omega members (age 18 and older).

Leo clubs provide youth volunteer opportunities – and are also a place to grow and have fun.

Become a LEO Grab an application          Download the Leo ClubBrochure