Childhood Cancer

Childhood CancerThe next generation’s ability to thrive is closely tied to the supports of the local community. Lions and Leos have seen and felt the effects of cancer on children and their families, and continue to bring hope through tangible service and support.Childhood Cancer Facts2 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes13%…

Environment

EnvironmentThe earth sustains human life. We’ve seen how our stewardship of natural resources can improve quality of life and increase engagement in our local communities. Our environment is more than a background: it’s our home. And we’re committed to caring for it.Environment Facts>3 trillion trees in the world30% of the world’s land area is covered…

Hunger

HungerWe serve to improve human flourishing. We see how the global hunger and nutrition crisis bears upon our local communities, and believe true community improvement depends on the thriving of its members.Hunger Facts815 million people affected by hunger in 2016: 11% of the global population155 million children under age five are stunted due to chronic…

Moorfields Lions Korle Bu Trust

Moorfields Lions Korle Bu TrustWorking with partner organisations locally, Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Lions Clubs International have committed to helping provide a solution to the problem of avoidable blindness across West Africa by establishing a unique and sustainable ophthalmic facility dedicated to the provision of surgical skills training in sub-specialist subjects (e. G. Cataract,lid,…

Lions Sight Savers

Lions Sight SaversLions and Sightsavers have been working together since 1972. Clubs make donations to the Lions Sight Savers Trust, a registered charity run by four trustees.Initially, donations from Lions Clubs supported a Sightsavers eye camp outreach programme in India, focusing on cataract operations. But many people arriving at the eye camps had other eye…

5-Core Global Causes

5-Core Global CausesEvery journey begins with a single step. One act of service, one encouraging word, one gift of generosity is often all it takes to bring hope where it’s needed most.Over the last 100 years, the kindness of Lions and Leos has multiplied across borders, oceans, and continents. With over 1.4 million members, we…

LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)

LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)Lions around the world are united by a great spirit of giving and dedication to helping others. As the official charitable organization of Lions Clubs International, a leading humanitarian organization, Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) supports Lions’ compassionate works by providing grant funding for their local and global humanitarian efforts.We help…

Gift For Living

Gift For Living’Gift for Living’ is a charitable initiative focusing on the needs of children and their families who have suffered as a result of international conflict in the former Yugoslavia.It was established in 1996, after a convoy of lorries and an intrepid group of Lions and supporters in 1995 took 100,000 shoeboxes filled with…

Vision

Vision Ever since Helen Keller inspired us to champion the cause in 1925, we’ve served and advocated for the blind and visually impaired. Nearly a century later, this long-standing mission continues unhindered.Vision Facts 253 million people are blind or have moderate to severe distance vision impairment (MSVI) 1.1 billion have near-vision impairment simply because they…

Diabetes

DiabetesDiabetes is a global epidemic, affecting an increasing number of men, women, and children all over the world. As Lions and Leos, we see and feel the effects of diabetes in our communities and are doing something about it together.Diabetes Facts Diabetes can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys,…