"We Serve"

The Burlington Lions Club makes donations to support organizations serving a wide variety of needs in the Community and the World

Major Initiatives:

    • Joseph Brant Hospital - Our current commitment is $25,000. Total contributions exceed $250,000

    • Lions Foundation of Canada (LFC) - Dog Guides (Oakville) (read more)

      • Provides Service Dogs for recipients needing Canine Vision, Hearing Ear, Seizure Response, Autism Assistance, Diabetic Alert

    • The PetValu Walk for Dog Guides is held annually to support the LFC (read more)

    • CNIB Camp Lake Joseph (Muskoka) - vacation opportunities for the vision impaired (read more)

      • Lions have been known as "Knights of the Blind" for nearly 100 years

    • Lions Camp Dorset (Muskoka) dialysis clinic - vacation for dialysis patients and their families (read more)

    • Lions Camp Huronda (Muskoka) - vacation for diabetic children needing continuous medical care (read more)

    • Lions Camp Kirk - vacation for special needs kids (read more)

    • Lions Clubs International Foundation - Humanitarian, Disaster and Crisis Relief assistance around the world

Here are some of the other organizations and initiatives our donations have supported:

COMMUNITY

Burlington Community Living

Halton Women's Place

Kids Help Phone

Royal Canadian Legion

Salvation Army

Burlington Senior's Centre

The Carpenter Hospice

Appleby Ice Arena

Lions Park and Playfield

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Appleby Street Festival

HEALTH

Ronald Macdonald House Hamilton

Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

Oakville-Trafalgar Hospital

Halton Health Connect

VON/Acclaim Health

Burlington Food Banks

Food 4 Kids

YOUTH

10 High School Scholarships

Burlington Organized Minor Baseball Association (BOMBA)

2379 Royal Army Cadets

Burlington Girls Hockey Club

Burlington Gymnastics Club

Burlington Synchronized Swimming Club

Burlington Teen Tour Band

Burlington Youth Soccer Club

Nelson Youth Centre

Nexxice Synchronized Skating Teams

Ron Edwards Family YMCA

LIONS PROGRAMS

Free use of our meeting hall for selected non-profit oranizations

Eyeglass Donations (worldwide sight initiative) > 6,000 pairs this year

CNIB Low Vision Clinic at the Lions Hall

VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Car Rally

Youth Effective Speaking Contest

Lions CNE Baseball Tournament

Lions Homes for Deaf People

Lions Quest