Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired. This service began when Helen Keller challenged the Lions to become her "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness" during the association's 1925 international convention.
Today, in addition to their international SightFirst program, Lions extend their commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts:
Lions are also involved in a variety of other activities to improve their communities and help people in need, such as assisting the hearing impaired, diabetes awareness and education, environmental projects and youth programs.
|Lions Youth Outreach||"The Future is Ours...So Now What?" Youth Volunteer Video Program|
|Children at Risk:
Focus on Street Children
Peace Poster Contest
|International Youth Exchange||International Youth Camps|
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