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An Exciting Time to Stand with LCIF

Dr. Jitsuhiro YamadaDear Lions,

Perhaps you have heard that Lions Clubs International (LCI) approved a new service initiative in June. This is a very exciting time to be a Lion! Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is eager to support future Lions’ service initiatives just as it has for nearly 50 years.

Lions, Leos and LCIF will continue working to save sight, fight hunger and protect our environment, just as we always have. But emerging global needs also require our attention. We are developing new ways to expand our capacity to serve in unique areas, including childhood cancer and diabetes, to ensure that we meet the needs of our changing world.

We have accomplished so much together, saving lives and offering hope to those who need us most. But our work is not done. I know that we will continue to have a positive impact all over the world and I am delighted to stand beside you as we head into a new and exciting era of service. Remember, LCIF stands with Lions and is here to help you make a difference.


Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Chairperson, Lions Clubs International Foundation

Lions Clubs Centennial Commemorative Coin on Sale Now!

CoinIn celebration of a century of humanitarian service, Lions Clubs worked with the United States Mint to produce a limited edition 1 ounce professionally crafted silver dollar coin. This coin is a limited edition. Only 400,000 will be created. Once sold out, no more coins will be made. Each coin is packaged in its own beautiful presentation case and includes a certificate of authenticity. Purchasing this historic Lions Centennial keepsake supports the life-changing work of LCIF. For each coin sold, USD$10 is authorized to be paid to LCIF. This represents a USD$4 million opportunity to improve the lives of people in need through LCIF initiatives around the world.

For a limited time only, you can purchase this historic keepsake for the low, introductory price of US$47.95 only through the U.S. Mint! But hurry: this offer expires at 3:00 pm EST on February 21, 2017.

Walk the World with LCIF

Sight for KidsLCIF is proud to partner with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies to provide Sight for Kids. Now, you can walk or run to raise money for Sight for Kids wherever you are in the world. Simply download the Charity Miles app on your smartphone, select “Sight for Kids,” and take a walk! LCIF will receive a donation for every mile logged. Supporting this vital initiative has never been easier! To date, Lions have raised more than US$6,000 just by walking!


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