Metro Detroit Area Lions

Lions Clubs International is a volunteer organization dedicated to leadership development through community service. Lions are an international network of 1.4 million men and women in 210 countries who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. They are known for working to end preventable blindness. Lions participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities. These projects range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of natural disasters. There are over 12,000 members in 500+ clubs throughout Michigan.

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Along with our Fundraisers, All Donations Matter.

100% of the Monies raised and Donations received go to help our Community, and those in need. All Lions Club administration expenses are covered by our Lions Club membership dues.

  • According to educational experts, 80% of learning is visual. If children can’t see well, they will have more difficulty learning.
  • 1-in-12 young children have poor but correctable vision - often just needing eyeglasses.
  • Vision problems undetected by the age of 7 can become permanent.

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This volunteer initiative is brought to you by the Lions KidSight USA - a nationwide program that brings Lions clubs across the country together to ensure children receive eye screenings and follow-up care when needed.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States. Blindness caused by Diabetic Retinopathy is preventable once it has been redetected.

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The Lions Club of Michigan District 11-A2 and other Lions Clubs support various organizations:

  • Penrickton Center for Blind Children
  • Bear Lake
  • Beaumont Silent Children Fund
  • Usable Glasses Give New Life (Clear Vision)
  • Eyeglass and Hearing Aids Collection Boxes
  • Eversight
  • Lions Kidsight USA - Michigan
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • ... and others

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Bear Lake

The Mission of Bear Lake Camp is to develop leadership skills, build confidence, and to provide a premier outdoor educational and recreational experiences year-round to all persons, regardless of ability.

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Beaumont Silent Children's Hospital

Our highly trained Beaumont Children's speech and language therapists use advanced techniques to help children achieve maximum communication capability, functional capacity and social potential.

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We restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research.

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Hearing Center

Dr. Robert H. Mathog Lions Hearing Centers

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Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog

GPBR is proud to be partnering with GAMSD to provide service dogs to wounded combat veterans, first responders and others with permanent disabilities.

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Leader Dogs

Our highly trained Beaumont Children's speech and language therapists use advanced techniques to help children achieve maximum communication capability, functional capacity and social potential.

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Lions of Michigan Foundation

Is A Public Charity That Was Created In The Early 1980’S To Help Lions Clubs Provide Services In Michigan Communities. We Are Dedicated To The Improvement Of The Quality Of Life Of People In Michigan With Unmet Needs.

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Lions International Club Foundation

Our mission is to empower Lions clubs, volunteers, and partners to improve health and well-being, strengthen communities, and support those in need through humanitarian services and grants that impact lives globally, and encourage peace and international understanding.

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Lions Eye Banks

Eye banks recover, evaluate, store and distribute human eye tissue for vision restoration, research and education. Eye surgeons rely on eye banks to supply them with tissue for sight-saving procedures.

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Madonna University

Founded in 1975, The Sign Language Studies (SLS) department at Madonna University was one of the first baccalaureate programs of its kind in the United States.

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Seedlings Braille Books for Children

Seedlings' books are ALWAYS on sale. Thanks to our volunteers and donors, we offer our books for a fraction of what it costs to make them, and some are even free!

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Penrickton Center for Blind Children

Provides no-cost care and support to blind, multi-disabled children and their families.

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Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Our new web site is coming soon!

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Maggie's Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan, Inc

Maggie's Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan, Inc provides wigs and support services to Michigan children in need at no cost to them or their families.

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Alana's Foundation

Our programs and activities support our mission "To prevent deaths caused by influenza, a vaccine preventable disease and provide support for families whose child has died from any illness."

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Since 1978, First Step has been working for peaceful families and safe communities in Wayne County, Michigan. First Step is a non-profit agency providing comprehensive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

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