International is the world's largest service club
have 1.3 million members in 45,000 clubs worldwide.
active in more than 200 countries and geographic areas.
Lions have a
dynamic history: We
are best known for fighting blindness – it's part of our
history as well as our work today. But we also volunteer for
many different kinds of projects – including disaster relief
– across many borders.
youth: Our community projects often support local children and schools
with new programs and resources. Internationally, we offer
many programs, including our popular Peace Poster Contest.
grants: Since 1968,
the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded
$610 million in grants to support Lions projects around the
world. LCIF was also ranked the number one
nongovernmental organization in a 2007 study by The
active: Our motto is
A Lion never
wonders: "What can
one person do to improve his or her community?" Because
Lions are part of a global service network, we do whatever
is necessary to help local communities.