The Lions Story
Across the British Isles and Ireland, Lions Clubs work in partnership with and support a wide range of organisations active in the community including – Diabetes UK, Diabetes Federation of Ireland, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, International Glaucoma Association, Medic Alert, Sight Savers International and Tacade.
Lions operate the SightFirst Programme, the world’s largest blindness prevention programme with the aim of establishing long-term solutions for eliminating preventable and reversible blindness. Over £100 million has been raised, and to date 538 grants totalling £82 million have been approved for blindness prevention in 76 countries.
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.