Nov
21

LQ: Microfinance Project in India

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The above video is a segment from the October Lions Quarterly (LQ) video magazine. Lions in India partnered with ASA International to provide microfinance loans to women whose families are in need. The goal is to help these women start their own businesses, so they can lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn how the program is impacting lives and helping women in India follow their dreams.

How does your Lions club help poverty-stricken families in the community?

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Lions Clubs International
Nov
20

Palmer’s Blog: Improving Literacy in Manila

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During my recent trip to Manila, I visited the Manila (Quirino) Day Care Center, a continuing project of Manila Host Lions Club since 2007. The center caters to 4- to 5-year-old children of poverty-stricken families — preparing the children for a formal education through a fun learning process.

Lions of District 301-A1 organized a Reading Action Program project at the day care center. We distributed school supplies, school bags and story books to the children.

One of my favorite things about traveling to meet Lions everywhere is meeting the children impacted by Lions initiatives. Whether through the Reading Action Program, vision screenings or children’s diabetes camps, Lions work together to ensure the children of this world are happy and healthy, with bright futures ahead.

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Nov
19

Lions Vision Screening Saves Girl’s Life

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New York Lions saved a young girl’s life with a simple eye screening.

For every Lion who has volunteered to provide free vision screenings for kids, here is a special story that showcases how important our service work is to helping children and the community.

Photo Credit and Source: Daily Messenger/MPNnow.com

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LION Magazine App
Nov
18

LION Magazine Now on Your Tablet!

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The LION Magazine app is now available on the Apple iPad and Android devices! Read LION stories right from your tablet, and with the tap of your finger, watch special videos accessible only through the online versions of the magazine.

For Apple iPad:

For Android:

Have you downloaded the app yet? Share your feedback below!

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Lions Clubs International
Nov
15

Lions in the Headlines

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Check out how Lions around the world are making headlines by serving their communities.
  • OHIO, USA: Lions and LCIF team up to fund new vision clinic.
  • MARYLAND, USA: Lions multisensory trail opens new world for visitors.
  • AUSTRALIA: Custom wheelchair donated by the Lions Club of Endeavor Hills has quadriplegic athlete in the seat of success.
  • GRAND CAYMAN: The Lions Club of Grand Cayman joins in the fight against prostate cancer.
Has your Lions club been featured in the local news recently? Share your story!

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Videos

Lions in Action: Palmerston Heritage Park

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Transforming a Rail Yard in Canada A 19-acre abandoned, dilapidated rail yard in the middle of town was a community eyesore. Overgrown grass, weeds and old railroad ties…

Lions in Action: Lions School in India

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Raising Education to New Heights Students used to crowd into a science lab to watch a chemistry lesson and wait for their turn on the computer.  The school’s…

Lions in Action: Walking for the Cure

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Giving Hope to the Women in the Cayman Islands This year, it’s anticipated 1.5 million people worldwide will learn they have breast cancer. Breast cancer is one of…

Lions in Action: Project New Hope

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Giving Veterans and Their Families a Chance to Heal For many veterans returning home from combat, reconnecting with their families is a challenge. It takes time and understanding…