November 17, 2010

Engaging our Youth

Oh no, it's a post about another service organization! I hope you don't mind, but with a campaign title like "Engaging our Youth," I couldn't resist giving a shout out here to the projects that were performed around the world by Lions Clubs International in August. Please click on the Engaging our Youth link to see pictures on Flckr.
  • In Istanbul, Turkey, the Lions Club sponsored a basketball team.
  • In Lusaka, Zambia, the Lions and Leo Clubs visited disadvantaged children donating food, clothing and cleaning supplies.
  • In Timisoara, Romania, the Lions and Leos worked together on a book drive.
  • In Malaysia, the Lions and Leos conducted a joint blood drive and engaged 14 other youth organizations in the project.
  • In Ontario, York Region, Ontario, the Lions Club sponsored a Wii tournament on Canada Day.
  • In Argentina, the Candelaria and Posadas Lions Clubs helped restore supplies for a family who lost everything in fire.
  • In Michigan, USA, the Napoleon Lions and Leo Clubs painted 38 fire hydrants in their community.
It's easy to see how our service clubs make a difference by addressing needs in their local communities. No matter the brand of service, being aware and involved is the key. How have you or or your organization made a difference lately?  Please leave a comment and tell us all about it.


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