What Are Some of the Services That the Lions Club Provides?


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Lions Clubs International provides health programs such as services for the visually impaired, natural disaster relief, community service and international relations programs. It also offers services and programs for youth.

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Lions Clubs health programs focus on vision, hearing and diabetes. The services for the visually impaired and the blind aim at eliminating preventable and reversible blindness. The organization supports local and large-scale global health programs to control and prevent diabetes and diabetic retinopathy. Lions also organize recreational camps for the deaf, hearing screenings, and hearing aid recycling programs for children and adults.

Lions offers volunteer disaster relief and has participated in relief efforts in natural disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti, Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami in Japan. The organization offers community service through its Lions Crew at work projects and environment programs such as planting trees, recycling and cleaning the environment. Lions Clubs aims at creating and fostering a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world through its international relations programs, such as the club twinning program.

Lions' services for children projects focus on meeting the health and education needs of children by providing things such as food, clothing, books, and wheelchairs for the disabled and organizing hearing and vision screenings. They also provide immunization and support nutritional programs for undernourished children. Lions offers youth volunteer opportunities that cultivate leadership among the youth. The youth camp and exchange program promotes friendship and provides an opportunity to learn other cultures.

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