December 2012: 600 Christmas food parcels were distributed to the needy in the area. Supported by Mayors from both Amersham and Chesham and our MP Cheryl Gillam.
Lion Clubs International's mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs.
The Amersham & Chesham Lions Club concentrates on improving the quality of life in and around Amersham and Chesham (Buckinghamshire UK) whilst also helping to provide immediate and sustained relief in times of disaster aross the world. To do this, members raise money to make donations for worthy causes, and also to set up, run or support valuable projects. All money collected goes directly to charity.
The club also contributes to international emergency and ongoing relief programmes. These range from drinking water provision projects and eye camps providing cataract surgery on a massive scale, to natural disaster responses.
Since the Amersham & Chesham Lions Club was formed in 1969, it has raised more than £390,000.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.