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For over thirty-five years the Lions Charity Foundation of Southeastern Virginia, Inc. has been proudly serving the southeastern region of the Commonwealth. The Foundation’s primary focus is to assist Lions Clubs, other related organizations, and individuals or groups sponsored by Lions Clubs within District 24-I with needs which are beyond their financial capabilities. In the past seven years, charitable products and services valued over three quarters of a million dollars has been returned to the communities of southeastern Virginia.

Recent Grants

Below are Grants Issued by the Lions Charity Foundation of Southeastern Virginia, Inc over the past 35 years…



• $10,000 to the Eyeglass Recycling Center of Eastern Virginia for Lensometers
• $407,000 Lions Center for Sight at Norfolk General Hospital for construction
• $300,000 to Old Dominion University Study Center
• $75,000 towards Mobile Sight & Hearing Unit Purchase
• $30,000 to the Lions Sight Center for Field Analyzer
• $12,000 to Williamsburg Community Hospital
• $15,000 annually for Hearing Aids
• $10,000 annually for Local Area Medical Projects
• $10,000 annually for Cataract Operations
• $5,500 to Special Services Library of Virginia Beach
• $75,000 for Lions Mobile Sight & Hearing Unit Replacement Fund
• $40,000 Eastern Shore Barrier Island Pre-School Enrichment Program: My First Field Trip
• $5,000 for Norfolk Homeless Connect
• $7,500 Audible Equipment to Support Visually Impaired through Access Virginia
• $4,000 Children’s Eye Screening Equip. (SPOT) for Cape Charles

Bid ‘n Buy Auction influenced by Hurricane Michael

The day began with clear blue skies, but with thousands of Hampton Roads residents without electricity. Hurricane Michael, downgraded to a tropical storm, caused more power outages than expected when it swept through Hampton Roads two nights earlier. The lingering...

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Bid ‘n Buy Auction Date Announced for 2018

Bid ‘n Buy Auction Date Announced for 2018

The bid ‘n buy auction committee announces the 9th Annual bid ‘n buy auction for 2018 will be at the Hampton Baptist Church on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Mark your calendar and save the date. We are actively collecting auction items and anticipate another year of...

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Another Successful Auction

Another Successful Auction

You Did It Again! Another successful auction – this time at a NEW location in Hampton, Virginia. Bidders responded with energy and enthusiasm to help raise funds for the Lions Charity Foundation. If you missed this year’s auction you missed a doozy. A huge array of...

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Auction Moves to Hampton

Auction Moves to Hampton

The 2017 Bid ‘n Buy Charity Auction moves to Hampton on the Virginia Peninsula. This year’s auction will be at the Hampton Baptist Church, 40 Kings Way, Hampton, Virginia, November 4, 2017. We are excited to have the Hampton Baptist Church join us for our signature...

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Our Best Auction Yet

Our Best Auction Yet

This year’s Bid ‘N Buy Auction was a smashing success despite the torrential rains caused by Hurricane Matthew. Lion Stan Furman, President of the Lions Charity Foundation of District 24D commented; “The depths of dedication to our Charity Foundation displayed by our...

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Bid ‘n Buy Auction – Mark Your Calendar

Bid ‘n Buy Auction – Mark Your Calendar

The seventh annual bid ‘n buy auction is scheduled for October 8, 2016 at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Chesapeake. For details on the auction please click here. http://lcf24d.org/auctions

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A Purr-fect Way to Spend a Day

A Purr-fect Way to Spend a Day

The Lions Charity Foundation of District 24D is counting on your support to make our 7th Annual Bid ‘N Buy Auction a roaring success. You should Dash as fast as a gazelle to the Oak Grove United Methodist Church 472 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake on Saturday,...

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Charity Auction a Remarkable Success

Turn out you did to support the Lions Charity Foundations 6th Annual Bid ‘n Buy Charity Auction. Clubs rallied with their support by amassing over 336 bid items that were placed carefully on display, ready for eager bidders. Auction Items, combined with the Auction...

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