Over 2,500 Volunteer Hours Dedicated to Smith Mountain Community Service Each Year

  • Collecting and Recycling Eyeglasses  
  • Remote Area Medical Support Services
  • Lake Christian Ministries
  • Swing for a Cure – American Cancer Society
  • Income Tax Preparation Assistance for Low and Middle Income
  • Annual Lake Cleanup
  • Adopt-a-Highway
  • Vision Screening for 5,000 Franklin County Children
  • Hearing Screening for Franklin County Students
  • Participate in “Read Across America” in Public and Private Schools
  • Bland Music Contest and Peace Poster Contest
  • Trick or Treat for Canned Goods with Ferrum College
  • Construction Support for Historic Preservation – Hales Ford Academy,  Jubal Early Homeplace, and the Old Anglican Church
  • Construction Support for the SML Lake Community Park Pavilion, Henry Fork Center,  and the Burnt Chimney Elementary School Picnic Pavilion


Charitable Organizations Supported By SML Lions

  • Lions Quest Program in Franklin and Bedford County Elementary Schools
  • Eye Exams and Glasses Assistance
  • Vision Impaired Easter Egg Hunt
  • College Scholarships for Franklin County High School Students
  • Two (2) year Technical Scholarships
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • Canine Companions
  • Camp Too Sweet
  • SML Good Neighbors
  • Smith Mountain Lake Association
  • Stepping Stone Mission
  • Heavenly Manna Food Bank
  • Helping Hands of Franklin County
  • Henry Fork Service Center
  • Lake Christian Ministries
  • Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center ( CASA)
  • St. Francis Service Dog Foundation
  •  Lions Sight Foundation of Virginia
  • Virginia Lions Hearing Foundation
  • Junior Diabetes Research Walk
  • Jim Cameron Memorial Walk
  • Lions Sight Foundation of Virginia
  • District Hearing Conservation
  • District Special Needs
  • Hearing Foundation and Research Center
  • Hospice of Franklin County


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