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  • How long has the Lions Club been in existence?
    The Lions Club has a long, over 100-year history of service. It was founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones in Chicago, USA, and has grown into a global organization.
  • What are the major focus areas of the Lions Club?
    Lions Clubs International focuses on six core areas: Vision: Sight-saving programs like eye exams, cataract surgeries, and providing eyeglasses. Childhood Cancer: Supporting research and treatment for childhood cancer. Hunger: Providing food and food security programs for communities in need. Environment: Environmental protection and sustainability initiatives. Diabetes: Diabetes awareness, education, and support programs. Humanitarian Efforts: Disaster relief, community development projects, and helping those in need.
  • How many countries is the Lions Club in?
    Lions Clubs International operates in over 200 countries and geographical areas worldwide [].
  • How many members are there in the Lions Club worldwide?
    Lions Clubs International boasts over 1.4 million members [].
  • How much money have the Worldwide Lions donated in the past?
    Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) reports granting over USD 1 billion towards global humanitarian efforts since its start []. Individual clubs also raise and donate significant funds locally.
  • Who can join?
    Lions Clubs are open to men and women of all ages and backgrounds who are interested in serving their community.
  • How much does it cost?
    The fee or annual dues can vary depending on the local club. Please discuss the fee structure with the local Board Member.
  • How often do they meet?
    Meeting schedules vary by club, but they typically meet at least once a month.
  • Are there social events?
    Yes, many Lions Clubs also have social events for members to get to know each other and build friendships.
  • What about Leo Clubs?
    Leo Clubs are youth service organizations sponsored by Lions Clubs. They are a great way for young people (ages 12-18) to get involved in community service.
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