Since its formation in 1970 the Club has raised funds and provided hands-on help to the local community and to support overseas needs. The following list of typical 
projects demonstrates the efforts of DVLC to maintain the Lions motto: ‘We Serve’.


  • Blind Veterans UK
  • Canal Environment Project – adoption of a section of the Leeds / Liverpool Canal
  • Christmas hampers and toys for disadvantaged local families
  • Regular support to local food banks


  • Funding of a special bed for a young lad with cerebral palsy
  • Provision of riding tack and other equipment for the Parbold Riding for the Disabled group
  • Collection for flood relief victims and provision of a supply of flood sacks for availablity in time of emergency
  • Support to local organisations who provide help to refugees based in our area.
  • Burscough Grove Centre – support for youth activities
  • Provision of furniture and household appliances to disadvantaged families
  • Sponsorship of local young people for Overseas Voluntary Service projects
  • Support for local participants in the Special Olympics
  • Provide transport for hospital visits
  • Helped Parbold Cub Pack to carry out their project of sprucing up the appearance of Parbold Railway Station


  • By using the Lions International network in Australia ,DVLC provided accommodation and support to a local family to be near the hospital where their son who had suffered a severe road accident in Australia was receiving treatment.
  • Donation to Hearing Dogs for the Deaf
  • Donation to the RNLI
  • EFDS (English Federation of Disability Sports)
  • Distributed 1000s of Message In A Bottle packs.
  • Collected 1000s of used spectacles for recycling
  • Helped a local man provide a supply of rice to impoverished villages in the Gambia
  • Donations to Lions International projects
    • Water Aid  -  for water wells and water cleansing equipment
    • Sight Savers -  treatment of cataract and other sight threatening ailments

                Recipients of DVLC Donations  2015 -2016

Munchkins Nursery

Bowlands Pennine Mountain Rescue Team

Newburgh Fair

Chenoble Children in Parbold

Gary Ducker

Gambia Projects - rice re Alan Bennett

British Legion Poppy Appeal

Local Scouts

Grove Centre - Food Hampers - Toys - Summer Sports Training - Food Bank

Ormskirk Hospital Neonatal Unit

Isaac Bolton Fund - local Wigan Lad treatment

UNICEF - Syrian Children

District Flood Relief in Lake District



Street Children

District & Multiple District Youth Funds


Local Riding for the Disabled

Local Lad’s trip to South America

Little Princess Trust

English Federation of Disability Sports

Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

Special Olympics

Imogen Mould ?

Donation to Keep Our Girls Safe

Liverpool Hospital Charity Trust

Handicap International

Blind Veterans UK

Fridge for Burscough Family

Burscough Seniors Lunch Club

Wigan Lip Reading Society

Maghull Hospice

Fire Guard for Burscough Family


St John’s Ambulance





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