Who We Are
The Chicago Windy City Lions Club is a group of dedicated men and women who want to serve their community and the world. Comprised of approximately 40 club members, we have diverse backgrounds but share a common commitment to helping those in need.
We are a part of a global network of 1.35 million dedicated volunteers in 207 countries and regions around the world. We share a common bond to addressing local and global needs through humanitarian service and international cooperation.
2015-2016 Schedule of Upcoming Events
Complete-July – Eyeglasses donation
Complete-August 12th– Kick-Off Club Social
Complete-August 30th- Birthday Celebration for all of the children at the San Jose Obrero Mission
Complete-September – Sponsor Peace Poster Contest at a local school
Complete-December 5th– Drinks with Santa Fundraiser – Wristbands, photos, raffle prizes, live music and collect used eyeglasses
Complete-December 12th – Holiday Food Project - St James Pantry
January – Club Social
Mid-January – Hines VA Hospital Food Bank
February – Night Ministry Food Collection and Distribution
February 14th – San Jose Obrero Mission Valentines Celebration
March 8th – International Women's Day-Real Men Buy Tampons
April – Community Garden Project
April – Club Potluck Social
Early May – Nominate and vote for next year’s club officers (New Officer names due to district by May 15)
June – Hunger Walk
Year End Party - July
The club will get together to review what was accomplised this year, and welcome the incomming officers for the 2016-17 fiscal year
We are locally-minded and globally-driven. The Chicago Windy City Lions Club identifies needs within the Chicagoland community as well as around the world, then works collectively to address those needs through hands-on service projects. Our efforts are helping countless people near and far to live happier, healthier lives.
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.