Entire School District Adopts Lions Quest
In Wood County, West Virginia (USA), an entire school district implements Lions Quest, LCIF’s youth development program; implementation tips for local communities are offered.
Saving Children’s Vision, Saving the Future
In India, Ruma Roy’s sight was restored thank to Lions, LCIF and Bausch + Lomb through the Pediatric Cataract Initiative.
Opening Eyes in South Africa
Lions assist with vision screenings and family health forums for Special Olympic athletes during the Unity Cup in South Africa through the Opening Eyes partnership.
Lions Ramp Up Blindness Fight
LCIF’s SightFirst program works with the World Health Organization to address blindness worldwide.
Four Ways LCIF is Terrific at Transforming Lives
In this story highlighting LCIF’s 2012-13 Annual Report, LCIF and Lions’ efforts to save sight, protect children from measles, partner to support youth and help disaster victims are showcased, in addition to financial information and a message from the 2012-13 LCIF Chairperson.
Lions Quest Expands in Eastern Europe
Lions Quest, LCIF’s social and emotional learning program for students, grows in Bulgaria, Turkey and Macedonia (FYROM), as well as other Eastern European countries.
After the Horror: Japan Slowly Recovers from the Tsunami
Two years later, tsunami recovery efforts still continue in Japan, and LCIF is still there to support Lions. This story highlights the tale of three clubs that were hit particularly hard by the tsunami.
SightFirst Saves Sight in Eastern Europe
The Lions Ophthalmology Educational Center (LOEC) in Prague, Czech Republic, is teaching a public health care approach to eye care. Through this SightFirst project, several students who attended classes at the LOEC share their stories.
Connecting the Dots through Massage in Turkey
Seyfullah Aktas’s life was changed after receiving massage training for the blind in Turkey through Six Dots for the Blind Foundation. LCIF grants assisted Lions in creating the massage training unit and more.
Soccer Pros Kick-Start Lions Quest
In Sandnes, Norway, Lions Quest is supported not only by local Lions, but also by the Sandes Ulf soccer organization and its players.
Mission Inclusion: LCIF Expands Partnership with Special Olympics
During the 96th annual Lions Clubs International convention in Hamburg, Germany, LCIF announced an extension of its partnership with Special Olympics. Ben Haack, a Special Olympics Ambassador from Australia, explained how the program changed his life.
Major Changes Thanks to Microloans
Vocational training and microloans benefit the blind in India.
LCIF Grants Change Lives
Grants awarded during the recent Board meeting are highlighted.
Lions Partner to Protect Millions Against Measles
LCIF partners with the GAVI Alliance to continue the fight against measles.
Good Knights of the Round Globe
Several photos in this special edition of LION Magazine highlight LCIF and SightFirst’s efforts to prevent avoidable blindness and save sight around the world.