Over 3,500 Volunteer Hours Dedicated to Smith Mountain Community Service Each Year

  • Collecting and Recycling Eyeglasses  
  • Remote Area Medical Support Services
  • Lake Christian Ministries
  • Hearing Aid Assistance
  • Income Tax Preparation Assistance for Low and Middle Income
  • Vision Screening for 5,000 Franklin County Children
  • Hearing Screening for Franklin County Students
  • Participate in “Read Across America” in Public and Private Schools
  • Bland Music Contest and Peace Poster Contest
  • Construction Support for Historic Preservation and Community Needs
  • Veteran Support

Charitable Organizations Supported By SML Lions

  • Lions Quest Program in Franklin and Bedford County Elementary Schools
  • Eye Exams and Glasses Assistance
  • Vision Impaired Easter Egg Hunt
  • College Scholarships for Franklin County High School Students
  • Two (2) year Technical Scholarships
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • Canine Companions
  • Camp Too Sweet
  • SML Good Neighbors
  • Smith Mountain Lake Association
  • Heavenly Manna Food Bank
  • Helping Hands of Franklin County
  • Lake Christian Ministries
  • Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center ( CASA)
  • Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF)
  •  Lions Sight Foundation of Virginia
  • Virginia Lions Hearing Foundation
  • Junior Diabetes Research Walk
  • Lions Sight Foundation of Virginia
  • District Hearing Conservation
  • District Special Needs
  • Hospice of Franklin County

Fund Raising By SML Lions

  • Reverse Raffle Contest and Dinner - Spring of Each Year
  • Andrew Haley/SML Lions Junior Golf Tournament
  • Lions White Cane Donations Days
  • SML Lions Special Projects (SML Throw Blankets, etc.)
  • LOVF Raffle Tickets

"Fun Raising" By SML Lions

  • Lions days and nights out for baseball and hockey
  • Cultural Events - Mill Mountain Playhouse, Steel Drum Concerts, American Shakespeare Theatre, etc.
  • Christmas and Valentines Special Dinners, Summer Picnic and Mystery Dinner Theatre
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