In the February LION Magazine, start planning your visit to Toronto for the 2014 International Convention, learn about a project in Minnesota that honors veterans and find out how Leader Dogs are being trained by some surprising volunteers.
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In the digital LION, find exclusive content such as a video of Leos giving out free hugs, articles from the LION Vault about past international conventions in Toronto and team building activity ideas.
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Thanks to an LCIF disaster relief grant, the Lions of District 307 A1 in Indonesia were able to provide medical assistance to 910 families (approximately 1,400 people) who were victims of local flood. Additionally, the Lions comforted the children of these families, many suffering from skin problems due to the flood waters, by drawing, coloring, singing and dancing with them.
When disaster strikes, Lions respond immediately and continue to help rebuild lives in the long term — whether a typhoon hits halfway across the world or a flood devastates a local community. You can help by donating to the LCIF Disaster Relief Fund.
How does your club provide disaster relief to those in need?
I was in Puerto Rico over the weekend, helping Lions with a service activity that provided food and clothes for homeless people in the area. That’s one of the many, many things I love about being a Lion — we are global and local . Not only are Lions reaching out to people in need in other parts of the world, from recycling eyeglasses that will eventually be given to someone across the globe to providing relief when disaster strikes in a completely different country, but we are also focusing on our neighbors. The people close to home who need our help.
That’s what the Puerto Rico Lions are doing by feeding and clothing the homeless people in their community. By making our local communities stronger, happier and healthier, we are truly making a great impact.
How is your Lions club helping your neighbors?
Lionism as a Past District Governor is an honor which offers both challenges and opportunities. In this webinar, we will explore the characteristics and qualities of a Past District Governor and the unique challenges of Lionism as a Past District Governor. In addition, we will explore paths of continued Lion involvement a Past District Governor could embrace that are both personally satisfying and that further the mission and goals of LCI.
Whether you are a current District Governor, a Past District Governor, or any Lion, this webinar will expand your understanding of continuing Lion leadership as a mentor, trainer-facilitator, and first supporter.
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Our clubs choose many causes to champion throughout the year. In Canada, the Gravenhurst Lions Club hosts fundraisers in support of the Dog Guides Program of Lions Foundation…
Our clubs around the world organize a variety of fundraisers that gather their neighbors for a common cause, from preserving vision to raising awareness for diabetes. Our film…
Lions around the world work on projects aimed at protecting our environment. Our film crew visited Nagoya, Japan, to see how Lions there lead the way in keeping…
Around the world, many of our clubs focus on projects that meet the needs of youth. We sent a video crew to Morocco to see how Lions there…