"Lions are an active and efficient medium for united effort and enterprise. They are an outstanding force of national and world service, exerting tremendous influence for national welfare, international amity and peace, and human progress socially, culturally and economically. The prestige and importance of Lions’ work in all fields of service endeavors is recognized throughout  the entire world ."   From the book THE TORONTO LION  by Robert B Townsend published 1980.  - back to top -


Lions Club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community, and internationally. They conduct free vision and health screenings, assist youth, award scholarships,  provide help in time of disaster  and much more.  The Lions Club of Toronto Central is  an  incorporated charity comprised of service minded individuals who meet regularly to support projects such as;

  • Courage Canada Blind Hockey Tournament …
  • Partnered with Trenton Lions - PJs for TMH
  • Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade
  • Buskerfest in support of Epilepsy
  • Lions CNE Peewee Baseball
  • Toronto Santa Claus Parade
  • 52 Division Youth Outreach
  • Oakville Lions Car Rally

As a service club organization we are focused on sight related services throughout our country and the rest of the world through;

  • Lions Clubs International Foundation
  • Lions Foundation of Canada
  • Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind

We administer Charitable Foundations such as:

  • Harry A. Newman Memorial Foundation

CELEBRATIONS OF THE 95TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIONS CLUB OF TORONTO (CENTRAL)                                                  





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