How Helena Lions Club Foundation Serves

There are numerous ways that your gifts can benefit the various Lions Club programs to support their humanitarian work in the community. 

Lions Club Programs

Sight and Hearing  

Programs include visual screenings and eye examinations, eye glasses, eye operations, eye bank, hearing examinations, hearing aids, etc.  These can be provided for those unfortunate ones that are unable to pay the costs.  Helena Lions Club sponsors candidates for receiving further assistance from the Montana Sight & Hearing Foundation and Lions Clubs International.  A donor can sponsor a local resident for as little as $200 to receive further sight and hearing services from the Montana and International Foundations

Distribution of Eyeglasses Worldwide

Lions Clubs everywhere collect used eye glasses that are screened by professional eye doctors for distribution to those in need of eye glasses in various third world countries.

Diabetes Awareness

Programs include the support and the distribution of information for diabetes awareness, participating in examinations, etc.

Youth Activities

Lions Clubs strongly support youth activities in various ways.  Helena Lions Club financially sponsors youth groups in swimming, football, baseball and other activities.

Youth Camp

See this website for information on the Helena Lions Club's Sunshine Camp located on the Little Blackfoot River.  This camp is used extensively by youth organizations such as school, church, scouting, and 4-H groups.  Interested donors may sponsor a youth at this camp.

College Scholarships

Helena Lions Club awards college scholarships annually.  A $500 contribution can provide a high school student one of these scholarships.

Natural Disasters

All local Lions Clubs support Lions International in responding to natural disasters worldwide.  Interested donors can support the needs of specific disasters which occur throughout the world through charitable gifts to Helena Lions Club Foundation.

Worldwide Health and Humanitarian Projects

As with natural disasters, local Lions Clubs support Lions International in numerous worldwide projects relating to essential humanitarian service projects involving the construction of schools, health clinics, hospitals, and vocational training centers for the disabled.  Donors may designate these types of humanitarian services for their contributions to Helena Lions Club Foundation.

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