Chartered on June 15, 1955, the Natick Lions have been raising funds to support eye research and other charitable offerings within the community for more than 40 years. We are proud to belong to the world's largest service club organization. We are 1.38 million members strong in more than 46,000 clubs worldwide.
Lions are everywhere. We're active men and women in more than 210 countries and geographic areas.
Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness – it's part of our history as well as our work today. But we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects – including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.
Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. We offer many programs, including the Speech Contest, Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest. And our Leo Program provides personal development and encourages leadership development through youth volunteer opportunities. There are approximately 144,000 Leos and 5,700 Leo clubs in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Since 1968, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded more than $870 million in grants to support Lions humanitarian projects around the world. Together, our Foundation and Lions are helping communities following natural disasters by providing for immediate needs such as food, water, clothing and medical supplies – and aiding in long-term reconstruction.
Lions are active. Our motto is "We Serve." Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help our local communities.
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