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       Here Are the Many Ways LOW Lions Club “Serves”


Yard Sale Program

The Lions Yard Sale Program has two components. The Furniture Pick Up Team which picks up donated furniture and merchandise and the Velona-Long Building Yard Sale where the furniture and merchandise is priced and displayed for sale. The Lions Yard Sale is located in the Velona-Long Building on Shoosmith Road (near the trash compactor) and is open every Saturday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
 

Sight Conservation Programs

  • Eye exams and glasses for the needy – Eye glass recycling center
  • Sight and Hearing Mobile Screening Unit - RAM
  • Screening Head Start, Kindergarten, 3rd & 7th graders in Orange County
  • Sight and Hearing Mobile Screening Unit

Sight & Hearing Committee Report for September 2015

Hearing Programs

  • Exams and hearing aids for the needy
  • Hearing education for 4th graders in Orange County
     

Food Pantry

  • Lions & Lioness Clubs serve needy families at the Wilderness Food Pantry on Rt. 20

Medical Equipment

Club loans hospital beds, wheel chairs, etc., to area residents


Lions/Red Cross Blood Drive

  • Lake of the Woods Lions Club in partnership with the American Red Cross conducts the Blood Drive on the 4th Tuesday of every other month at the lower level of the Club House.  We collect on an average 45 to 50 units of blood at each drive between the hours of 1 to 7pm.  Each unit of blood has the potential to save 3 lives.  On an annual basis this equates to potentially saving 900 lives. This is a vital life-saving community project. 

Youth Programs

  • Scholarships for Orange County High School & Germanna Community College students.
  • Sponsors LEO Clubs at Locust Grove Middle School and Orange County High School.
  • Orange County Teacher Grants for special projects in the schools

Community Service Programs

  • Emergency financial assistance for needy area families
  • Assists American Red Cross Blood Donor Drives
  • Supports LOW Fire & Rescue, Hospice
  • Hosts AARP SMART DRIVER classes

Disaster Relief

  • Financial support for Lions of Virginia Foundation, & Lions Clubs International Foundation for disaster relief, research & humanitarian programs.

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