The Downs Lions Club holds fundraising projects throughout the year including:

  • April - White Elephant Sale April
  • April -  Kansas Storytelling Festival Hamburger Stand
  • June - Lions Club Hamburger Stand during Downs Celebration

The Downs Lions Club is involved in the following projects including:

  • May - Putting up flags during Memorial Day weekend
  • October - Guest Night
  • December - Fruit Baskets and Cards
  • Help people get glasses
  • Eye screening in schools
  • Send Students to Lions State Band Camp
  • Benches in Downs Cemetery
  • Schedule mobile health screening unit.
  • Peace Poster Contest
  • Downs Celebration Lions Club Parade
  • Fall Sports Kickoff meal
  • Baseball Hotdog Feed
  • Sponsor Pee Wee & Inter City Baseball
  • Helps Distribute dictionaries to 3rd graders
  • Take tickets at Lakeside High School football and basketball games
  • Give free train rides on the Lions Club Special at the Kansas Storytelling Festival
  • Help with Fun Run at Downs Celebration
  • Help purchase eye glasses for those in need

Annual donations to the following:

  • Christian Care Fund
  • Christmas Store
  • Downs Food Bank
  • Kansas Storytelling Festival
  • CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
  • KU Audio - Reader Program
  • Project Prom
  • KS Lions Foundation
  • Lions Club International Foundation
  • Pay half of the insurance on the Scout House
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