Lions Club International
World’s Largest Service Organization
Lions Club International is the World’s largest service organization with more than 373,000 Lions clubs members across the United States and more than 1.3 million members worldwide.
“Lions clubs members around the world have long been dedicated to serving their community through humanitarian service programs that improve the health and well-being of fellow community members.
The average Lions club provided 739 volunteer service hours to the community. This represents an estimated worldwide total of 33 million volunteer service hours provided by Lions. Additionally, the average Lions club donated $13,375 to charitable causes, representing an estimated total of $601 million donated by Lions worldwide.
In Memphis, Tennessee, Lions Club International has partnered with the Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service to fund free vision screenings for 100 adults and children and provide five cataract surgeries. "LCIF has been a Godsend to us and thousands of people in our area," said Brad Baker, CEO of Mid-South.
The Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club, chartered in 1972, is the oldest and largest service club in the village. The club has donated over $1,441,000 to charitable causes through their fund-raising activities, including over $450,000 to local organizations.