Lions Club of Blackburn

District 201V5, City of Whitehorse, Melbourne, Australia

Lions Club of Blackburn

The club operates in the Whitehorse City Council,Australia.We are ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supporting people with a disability, caring for the environment and fund raising for worthwhile causes in our local area and around the world

 

we are partners with the Lions Club of Pandino Italy and we work together on joint projects, such as providing breakfast for  disadvantaged  school students. We also have our joint Twinning Club Project: This involves The collection of eye glasses which are then processed and graded before being sent to people  overseas which enables them to see things clearly for the first time

Our causes

We meet the needs of our local communities and the world.

In our local community we support many community organisations including:

  • Nadrasca - a disability services organisation
  • Eastern Health Network. We have purchased additional equipment, as well as additional donations since COVID put all health services under pressure
  • Taralye - The Oral Language Centre for Deaf Children
  • Eastern Emergency Relief Network 
  • Blackburn Lake
  • Blackburn High School
  • Helping individuals in the community 

In the extended community we support:

Via our international affiliation, our club supports:

  • Lions intrnational fund helpes provided needed equipment to help deal with COVID in poorere countries.
  • Lions International Measles Initiative
  • Lions International Fund used to assist in disaster recovery including the 2019 - 2020  Bushfires, Haiti earthquake and the Japanese tsunami.

Our 1.3 million men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas conduct vision and health screenings, build parks, support eye hospitals, award scholarships, assist youth, provide help in time of disaster and much more.

We as a local Lions Club received funds from the International Lions Community to assist us in the relief of the fires on Black Saturday. We distributed the proceeds through:

  • Tools for Tradies Program and
  • Tool Libraries in the fire affected areas


Join us in making our communities and the world better places to live.

Becoming a Lion

Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing unmet health and education needs worldwide.
 

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