Childhood Cancer has been actively raising funds to supply Flow Cytometers to Children's Hospital in Milwaukee and the UW Hospital in Madison. We are now providing funds for the Marshfield Clinic to create a Family and Children friendly "Child's Healing Space.
Diabetes Awareness - Thousands of people suffer from the disease and many others may have diabetes and not even know it! It is estimated that one out of every three children born after 2000 in the United States will be directly affected by diabetes, and by 2050, one in three American adults will have diabetes.That is why the American Diabetes Association's Wisconsin office is so committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.
Eyeglass Recycling Lion Paul Tittl from Manitowoc was instrumental in getting WISCONSIN ACT 257 eye glass bill recently signed by Governor Evers. This bill creates an exemption from liability for charitable organizations that provides previously owned eyeglasses to an individual such as Wisconsin Lions Foundation. Lions Foundation can now use recycled glasses within our own state. Lions collect glasses and hearing aids throughout the state and redistribute them throughout the world as well as Wisconsin.
Fox Valley Medical Loan Locker is a team project of ten Lions Clubs in the Fox Valley/Appleton area that run a medical locker to loan out all sorts of assistive devices to area residents free of charge.
Leader Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower people who are blind or visually impaired with lifelong skills for independent travel.
Lions Clubs International Foundation is the charitable arm of the the world-wide Lions organization.
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin is located in Madison collects and distributes eye tissue for transplantation and research.
Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization formed in 1983 to educate, raise funds and to seek puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence.
Peace Poster Contest - Each year, Lions Clubs International runs a peace poster contest for middle school children. The winning entry for our district receives $50, second place $25 and third $15. The winner goes on to the state level and the winner of the state is entered Internationally. Local Lions Clubs sponsor a contest in their school.
Restoring Hope Transplant House Bone marrow and organ transplant patients and caregivers visiting the Madison area in search of life-saving care at nearby University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics now have a comfortable, affordable and caring environment to call their home away from home during their stay.
SEAS provides sailing and racing opportunities for those in the Sheboygan and the surrounding communities who have physical or cognitive challenges.
CNN Mini Documentary on Walt (skipper of Team USA 1), Blind Match Racing, November 27 2016.
Special Olympics Opening Eyes program is to improve the quality of life for the millions of individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities by optimizing their vision, eye health and visual skills through quality eye care.
Vision Screening is done by Lions all over the District to provide vision screening to the youth of our community for those who do not have access to pediatric eye screening programs. Our goal is to identify vision issues early enough in a child’s life to assist in correcting vision for life” In pursuit of our ongoing campaign against blindness
Wisconsin Lions Foundation is the charitable arm of the Wisconsin Lions located in Rosholt on the Wisconsin Lions Camp property. Major programs include the Lions Camp, Eyeglass Recycling, Diabetes Awarness, Hearing Program and Vision Screening. The Birch-Sturm Memorial Fund and the Lions Pride Endowment Fund are headquartered on the property as well.
Youth Exchange - Every summer, the Lions of Wisconsin invite over fifty youth from around the world to Wisconsin for a six-week summer camping experience.