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 1.4 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.


Chicago Windy City Lions Club

2019-20 Calendar of Events   


July 31: 1st All Member Meeting (Brookfield Forest Preserve)


August 11: White Sox Game

September: Simone’s Loteria Fundraiser (Safe Haven)

October 26: Primo Center Halloween Party

Early November: All Member Meeting (West Loop)

December TBD: Drinks with Santa

Night Ministry - Food Pantry

Childhood Cancer Photo Shoot?
Hamburger Mary’s Fundraiser

March TBD: Period Party

April TBD: Clean Up River

May TBD: All Member Meeting

June TBD: Pet Parade March.

Congrats to our new 2019-2020 officers: 

Club President: Melissa Nadeau

Club First Vice President: Melissa Reyes

Club Secretary: Amber Shumard

Club Treasurer: Elvis H. García

Club Membership Chairperson: Michelle M. Anderson

Club LCIF Coordinator: Carole Burke-Hallberg

Club Service Chairperson: Richard Castillo

Club Marketing Communications Chairperson: Grisell Barraza

Our Mission

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. 

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Please consider a donation to our Windy City Lions Club Foundation to fund our service projects. Donations are accepted via Venmo @WindyCityLions and they're tax deductible. Thank you!


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