Lions Clubs International update
Every year Knowle and Dorridge Lions, like many of the 47,000 Lions Clubs throughout the world, make a donation to the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) from the funds we raise. The Foundation is then able to muster immediate responses to natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes, and a whole lot more
What LCIF does:
We expand the reach of your service by awarding grants in four key areas:
- We give sight by combating eye diseases, creating infrastructure to improve eye care delivery, increasing the number of trained eye care professionals, and making vision care more equitable and sustainable.
- We support youth by helping children learn to work together, make positive decisions, and serve their communities, and by constructing schools, youth centres and vocational training centres.
- We provide disaster relief by helping devastated communities survive after disasters and by bringing hope through assistance in long-term efforts to rebuild homes and lives.
- We address humanitarian needs from global health issues such as measles, diabetes, hunger, and childhood cancer to empowering those with disabilities to lead more independent and fulfilling lives.
Read more on Lions activities in our bi-monthly Lion magazine and LCIF in particular starting on page 8