WHO ARE THE LIONS?
The motto of Lions Clubs International is
" We Serve "
Lions are a group of civic-minded men and women who are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the handicapped, the poor, the sick, and the aged.
Lions Club International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Club International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.
The Lions Eye Bank of Texas at Baylor College of Medicine is located in Houston, Texas within the Texas Medical Center. Founded in 1953 by Baylor and the Lions Clubs of the Texas Gulf Coast (www.texaslions.org), the Lions Eye Bank of Texas provides ocular tissues to surgeons across the Texas Gulf Coast and the United States and throughout North and South America.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
There are over 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide. Lions clubs collect millions of eyeglasses every year. It costs less than $0.08 to provide a pair of recycled glasses and change someones life.
is to provide, without charge, a Summer Camp to children with physical handicaps, type 1 diabetes and cancer from the State of Texas; regardless of race, religion or national origin.
in providing these services, is to create an atmosphere, wherein children can learn the "CAN DO" philosophy, and be allowed to achieve maximum personal growth and self esteem.
The mission of the Texas Lions Camp...
Eyeglasses drop off center
Century21 Hardee Team Realty
423 Magnolia Blvd.
Magnolia First Babtist Church
18525 FM 1488
Tickets $10 (advance purchase)