|Since 1917, 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
Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world. The 1.35 million members of our volunteer organization in 206 countries and geographic areas are different in many ways, but share a core belief – community is what we make it.
Our programs are continually changing to meet new needs
and greater demands, but our mission has never wavered:
club members are men and women who strive to make a
difference in their local community as well as
communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go
beyond the support of vision care, to addressing
unmet health and education needs worldwide.
Why should I become a Lion?
As a Lions club member, you can:
difference everyday in your community. Whether it
is providing support locally or reaching out
internationally, you will have an opportunity to
a part of a worldwide organization carrying out
community and humanitiarian projects. Members
allow Lions clubs worldwide to carry out its many
community and humanitarian programs.
Grow personally and professionally by
participating in our programs, community service
projects and events.
Gain an understanding and have an impact on local
and international humanitarian issues.
Develop relationships with both local and
international community and business leaders.
Have access to membership discounts and services.
Interested in becoming a member?
Membership in a Lions club is by invitation from a
local club. If you are interested in membership, use
club locator to contact a local Lions club. Tell
the local club you are considering membership and
want to attend a meeting to learn more. Then, ask a
member for a membership application.
Can't find a club near you?
Fill out the
Prospective Member Form. Lions Clubs
International will forward your contact information
to a club in your area.
out more about what Lions do. Read the publications,
We Serve (ME4),
I am a Lion (ME37),
Look at Lions Now (PR770) and Lions…People Just Like You (ME26). View our full
list of member
discounts and services.