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Support Our Charitable Activities via AmazonSmile & Direct Donations


Donate to the Lions Charity Foundation of Southeastern Virginia Inc using AmazonSmile

About AmazonSmile

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Lions Charity Foundation of Southeastern Virginia Inc every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.


Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?

Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.


How do I select a charitable organization to support with AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization to receive donations from your future eligible AmazonSmile purchases. (Search for and choose Lions Charity Foundation of Southeastern Virginia Inc  as the designated charity) We will remember your selected charity whenever you shop at smile.amazon.com or with AmazonSmile activated in the Amazon Shopping app, and then every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation for your selected charity. AmazonSmile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the program.


Why Donate to the Lions Charity Foundation?

Throughout the year, the Lions Charity Foundation provides grants to assist District 24 I Lions Clubs to provide charitable, scientific, literary, or educational endeavors in our communities. Your donation is placed into our Foundation’s charity fund which supports all our charitable activities. Here are just a few examples of how your donation helps.

  • An average of 9 Cataract surgeries are financed annually for needy individuals to help improve their vision
  • Thousands spent annually for Eye Exams and Eyeglasses for the Homeless and indigent individuals.
  • A Lions Early Education Support Studio is sponsored by The Lions Charity Foundation at the Barrier Island Center in Machipongo on the Eastern Shore.
  • The Lions Charity Foundation funds grants for Homeless Connect eye exams & glasses, Childhood Programs, Retinal surgery, Disaster Relief,  Indigent eye care and many, many more services to the needy in Southeastern Virginia

To Donate now to the Lions Charity Foundation

  • Donate by Credit Card: To make a donation by credit card simply click on the Donate button below and follow instructions.
  • Donate by Check: To make a donation by check make out the check to “LCFSV24i” and mail to LCFSV24i, 1229 Course View Circle, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

Below are a few examples of how your support helps our District Lions support the communities of Southeastern Virginia.

Child receives a visual screening with the SPOT camera that detects seven visual issues with the eye so they can be appropriately addressed by an optometrist. Thousands of children in southeastern Virginia are screened annually. The Charity Foundation supports this endeavor.

A Lion member places recycled eyeglass lenses on a lensometer to measure the lens prescription strength so they can be labeled and re-issued by an optometrist to a needy individual. The Foundation helps with the purchase of lensometers.

Children receive music instruction at the Barrier Island Center in Machipongo on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This program includes students from Northampton and Accomack County Public Schools, local private schools as well as Northampton Migrant Head Start.

One of many Ten Thousand dollar grants presented to the Barrier Island Center, in Machipongo, Virginia on the Eastern Shore to fund the Lions Early Education Support Studio and “My First Field Trip” program for children.

Lions Mobile Sight & Hearing Unit prepares to support the Homeless Connect Project at the SCOPE in Norfolk, Virginia. This project is funded by the Lions Charity Foundation.

Diabetic children on an outing at the Lions Diabetes Camp for children at the Triple R Ranch in Chesapeake, Virginia. This camp receives support from the Lions Charity Foundation.