Support Our Charitable Activities!

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.
  • 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, Youth Exchange Program, Indigent eye care and many, many more services to the needy in Southeastern Virginia

Below are what your support can help our District Lions accomplish.

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.

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

Children receive music instruction at the Barrier Island Center in Machipongo on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

One of many Ten Thousand dollar grants presented to the Barrier Island Center, in Machipongo, VA 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, VA. 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, VA. This camp receives support from the Lions Charity Foundation.