Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired. This service began when Helen Keller challenged the Lions to become "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness" during the association's 1925 international convention.
Today Lions extend their commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts.
Lions are also involved in a variety of other activities to improve their communities and help people in need, such as assisting the hearing impaired, providing diabetes awareness and education materials, working on environmental projects and developing youth programs.
You can make a difference! By participating in our local Lions club, you can help meet needs in our community and around the world. Please consider joining the Big Rapids Lions Club by contacting Lion Dick Perrin
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.