What We Do:

  • Collect used eyeglasses at the Manhattan Post Office; Stone City VFW; both branches of the First Bank of Manhattan; Absolute Vision Care, and at Advance Eye Care in New Lenox.
  • Fund a college scholarship for a local High School senior.
  • Support the Manhattan Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts; the Manhattan Public Library; the Manhattan Neighborhood Food Pantry; Operation Care Package; French Youth Exchange; Manhattan Fun Days; Deicke Eye Care and Scholastic Achievement Awards.
  • Sponsor the Lions Hearing Van; Candy Days; an annual blood drive; Leader Dogs for the Blind; the Manteno Veterans Home, and we provide eye exams for those in need.
  • Provide a service to the village by posting your events on The Manhattan Lions Community Bulletin Board. To have an event posted, stop in at the Manhattan Village Hall and submit a request form for your event.


Would you like to serve the community and help those who need assistance?

Join us by contacting Bob Adams at (815)478-3063.



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