LP Lions Club

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Our Mission is...

  • to create an awareness of vision-related issues and promote the dignity and rights of those with visual impairment
  • to unite our members to serve and strengthen our community through humanitarian projects and hands-on service
  • to raise funds for charitable purposes and worthy causes

Did You Know?

Did you know for over 100 years the Lions have worked on projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eye health and eye care for millions of people worldwide.  Lions volunteer to take part in sight projects that have: 
  • Saved the sight of more than 15 million children by providing eye screenings, glasses and other treatments through Sight for Kids.
  • Established or strengthened pediatric eye care centers that have helped more than 120 million children.
  • Prevented serious vision loss for more than 30 million people worldwide.
  • Improved eye care for 100 million people by training more than 650,000 eye care professionals and building 315 eye hospitals.
  • Provided nearly 8 million cataract surgeries.  

Established in 1963...

The Lincoln Park Lions Club does its part to serve the visually impaired.  They follow the spirit of Helen Keller, who nearly 100 years ago encouraged Lions Clubs to become the "Knights of the Blind".

The Lions Club continues to maintain Muskrat Cabin at Camp Marcella, a summer camp for blind children, located in Rockaway, NJ.  The camp opened in 1947.  

The Club provides other needed services such as eye exams and eye glasses for school children and seniors.

The Lions support the LP Food Pantry, PAL programs, the LP Recreation Annual Halloween Party, LP EMS, the Boy Scouts, Juvenile Diabetes, and Grains of Hope.  

The LP Lions Club also awards scholarships to LP High School students.