Mission Statement of Lions Clubs International
"To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs."
LIONS are the largest all volunteer service organization in the world with approximately 1.3 million members in more than 45,000 clubs.
LIONS provide immediate and sustained relief in times of disaster and offer long term assistance to those in need.
LIONS collect and recycle eyeglasses for distribution in developing countries and treat millions of people to prevent river blindness.
LIONS are men and women who willingly volunteer their time to humanitarian causes by conducting community service projects and raising funds. They strive to help those in need. LIONS participate in community service activities, plus educational and research to eliminate blindness.
LIONS provide eye examinations, glasses and hearing aids to the needy throughout the county.