Lions Clubs International Foundation supports the humanitarian work of Lions Clubs. The Foundation aids Lions in making a greater impact in their local communities, as well as around the world. Through LCIF, Lions ease pain and suffering and bring healing and hope to people worldwide.
THE MELVIN JONES FELLOWSHIP RECOGNIZES DONATIONS OF $10,000. It is the backbone of LCIF, providing seventy percent of the Foundation's revenue. As a recognition of humanitarian work, an MJF is an honor presented to those who donate $1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made by others. Melvin Jones Fellows receive an attractive lapel pin, a plaque and a congratulatory letter. The following Lions have received this prestigious award from our Club and/or District:
* denotes deceased Lion
W.P. WOODS FELLOWS - The mission of the Indiana Lions Foundation is to assist Indiana Lions Clubs, Subdistricts of Indiana Lions and state projects of multiple District 25 to carry out their charitable purposes. The W.P. Woods Fellow is the highest award that can be presented from the State of Indiana Lions. Dr. W.P. Woods, of Evansville, Indiana, was elected as the first president of Lions International Association. Each W.P. Woods Award costs $500 and is paid to the Indiana Lions Foundation. The following Lions have received this prestigious award.
Do you want to help and serve others in the Richmond, Indiana area? Are you interested in making our communities better for future generations? Then you should become a member of the Richmond Lions Club! To join, simply click the button below and email it to our club secretary or contact a club member.
Lions International is the world's largest service club organization with a network of 1.4+ million men and women in more than 210 countries around the world. We serve where we live, as well as globally, and we have fun doing it!
Through well known for its successful initiatives in vision health, Lions service is as diverse as its members. We meet all sorts of needs, from assisting the elderly to helping victims of natural disasters.
Lions give funds raised to causes that support our mission and community. All our administrative costs are covered by dues and in club activities.
Lions make a difference everyday everywhere. Whether by organizing a pancake fundraiser or building a wheelchair ramp for someone in need, we are a hands-on organization.