Dignity and Joy to Children in Chicago

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Children's Dignity Week

The birthday celebration of a homeless child can often be disappointing. The Chicago Windy City Lions Club wanted to bring dignity and joy to 18 children living at…

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Fostering Literacy Among Children in Egypt

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
A trained facilitator reads to children in Aswan, Egypt.

Ancient Egyptians knew that writing and literacy were essential to society. Cultures that came much later pay tribute to their progress in written language: the word “paper” derives…

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#ReadingActionProgram in Congo

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Participating in the Reading Action Program, the Brazzaville Bokassi Lions Club from the Republic of Congo has collected 70 books that they circulate amongst different orphanages in the…

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Lions in Mexico Donate Books

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Mexico - Corregidora de Queretaro Lions Club-rap

The Lions Club of Corregidora de Queretaro collected books for children as a part of the Reading Action Program campaign. Three schools received 300 donated books, including complete…

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Tune in Today to Watch Linda Madden Speak at International Literacy Day

Friday, September 7, 2012

More than 854 million people worldwide are illiterate, according to UNESCO. Yet, literacy is a key to unlocking human potential and it can be the ticket out of…

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