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WHO IS THE BARTLETT LIONS CLUB?

The Bartlett Lions Club consists of local Men and Women who are dedicated to serving the people of our community. We have been serving the Bartlett Tennessee area since 2010. We support the following Zip Code: 38113, 38134, 38135, 38128, and some of 38002.

Our primary objectives are to help the less fortunate by supplying sight and hearing exams as well as glasses and hearing aids. Our primary focus is on helping the children and the elderly. And we do this all free to those we help.

We are more than just a club, we are a Pride of Lions that care for one another and care for the people in our community.

The Bartlett Lions Club is part of the Lions Club International, District 12L Lions Club (West Tennessee) and MD12 Lions Club (State of Tennessee).

The Bartlett Lions Club runs the Bartlett Lions Foundation, which is a 501c3 Not-For-Profit Charitable organization. Federal Tax ID Number is 62-1107993.

WHAT DOES THE BARTLETT LIONS CLUB DO?

The Bartlett Lions Club’s primary focus is helping the Visually and Hearing Impaired in the Bartlett Tennessee area.

LIST OF OUR SERVICE ACTIVITES

  • Provide free Eye Exams and Glasses
  • Provide free Hearing Exams and Hearing Aids
  • Provide free Cataract Eye Surgery
  • Provide free On-Site Vision Screenings at Day Cares, Schools, Churches, Businesses and Community Events
  • Recycle Used Eye Glasses and Hearing Aids
  • Help Needy Families and Veterans, especially around Christmas
  • And So Much More… 

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS WE HELP

  • Lions Club International Foundation
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Services
  • West Tennessee Lions Sight Van
  • Special Olympics of Greater Memphis

WHERE DO WE GET OUR MONEY?

The primary source of our money used for services comes from the selling of Pecans during the Christmas season. We also accept donations from individuals during activities such as White Cane Fund Raiser in the month of May.

We raise money to be able to provide services to the community, and 100% of all money raised or profits from any sales are used to fund our service activities.

The money used to operate the Club comes from Club members through dues and fees. No money donated is used for this purpose.

WHAT IS THE LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL?

Lions Club International is the largest Community Service Organization in the World.

Lions Club International extends their mission of service every day – in local communities, in all corners of the globe. The needs are great and their services include sight, health, youth, elderly, the environment and disaster relief.

In 1917, Melvin Jones founded the Lions Club in Chicago, Illinois. The first cities to host a local Lions Club were Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX and Memphis, TN.

In 1920, the first international Lions Club was founded in Canada.

There are now over 46,000 Lions Clubs in over 200 countries and geographic areas. In those Clubs, there are over 1.4 Million Club Members.

You can read more about Lions Clubs International at lionsclubs.org.

In 1925, Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “Knights of the Blind in the Crusade against Darkness”.

 

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

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