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Service Activities

The Fond du Lac Evening Lions provide services to community, state and international projects to help those in need have a better life through vision, hearing, handicapped or other projects that help those less fortunate than ourselves.

Eye Tissue Transporters

Several of our members volunteer their time, car and gas to transport eye tissue to our Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin in Madison or corneas prepared for surgery to the Fox Valley.

 

Leader Dogs for the Blind

Leader Dogs enhances the lives of people who are blind and visually impaired through free, innovative programs.

Lions Clubs International Foundation

The foundation is set up to mostly help people of disasters, such as tornados, hurricanes and large scale diseases.

 

Used Eyeglass and Hearing Aid Collection

Our club collects used eyeglasses and hearing aids at the following locations.

 

Wisconsin Lions Camp

The Lions of Wisconsin own one of the best camps for special needs persons in the world.  Several Fond du Lac area residents attend a week of camp at no charge.

 

Locally Funded Projects

The Evening Lions donates a large portion of their proceeds to local organizations that help people.  Some agencies that we have donated to over the years include:

American Legion Post - personal supplies for the troops
American Red Cross
Back to School - School Supplies
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boys and Girls Club
Christmas Presents for Needy Children
Clarity Care
Eyeglasses for the Needy
Family Resource Center
FDL Area Foundation
FDL Concert Association
FDL County HCE (Book Worms)
FDL Food Pantry
FDL High Post Prom
FDL HS Cardinal Singers

Foster Grandparents
Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
Head Start Camp
Ledge to Lake Boy Scouts
Low Vision Readers to individuals 
Miracle League of Fond du Lac
Old Glory Honor Flight
Pier School - Learning Challenge
Salvation Army
Shop with a Cop
South Shore Chorale
Spillman Library
Stock the Shelves
United Singers
UW-Fond du Lac Scholarships

We also donate to a hearing aid fund administered by the Wisconsin Lions Foundation and provide eye glasses and exams to needy Fond du Lac residents.

Low Vision Readers

On occasion, our club provides residents of Fond du Lac with a low vision reader providing we have one available to loan out.  If you have one of these readers and would like to donate it to our club so others with low vision problems can have one available to them, contact our club.

Medical Equipment

We are sorry, but due to our club's size and mission, we can not offer support for the building or funding of ramps at private homes.  We also do not provide medical equipment for individuals.  The Larsen-Winchester Lions Club, west of Neenah, does have a medial closet and will provide equipment to state residents. They are open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 to 11 am. Their building is behind the Larsen Town Hall on Cty. Hwy. T in Larsen.

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