For over 100 years, Lions clubs have offered people the opportunity to give something back to their communities. From involving members in projects as local as cleaning up an area park or as far-reaching as bringing sight to the world’s blind, Lions clubs have always embraced those committed to building a brighter future for their community.

Today Lions Clubs International has nearly 1.4 million members in more than 200 countries and geographical locations. LIONS have expanded their focus to help meet the ever-increasing needs of our global community.

Most people associate the Lions symbol as the large, heavily built social cat (Panthera leo) chiefly located in sub-Saharan Africa. However, LIONS are really: