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Champions Lions Club

Special Olympics Volunteer Opportunities

Champions Lions clubs impact lives and improve communities. With a primary focus on projects that serve Special Olympics athletes, Champions Lions clubs empower and build accepting communities for persons with intellectual disabilities and their families. This community-based setting also offers you wonderful Special Olympics volunteer opportunities and the chance to serve as a Lion.

Joining Forces to Support Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Lions clubs around the world support the Special Olympics-Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes Program. This $10 million LCIF initiative screens the vision of Special Olympics athletes – and has provided prescription eyewear to more than 200,000 athletes. Lions play a key role in the success of this program through hands-on event support that includes:

To date, more than 8,000 Lions worldwide have volunteered their time and talents to the Special Olympics, demonstrating the motto, "We Serve."

Chartering a Champions Club

You can be a part of this unique program that provides sports training to persons with disabilities – and gives them a chance to compete and succeed. Download the Champions Lions Club Brochure (PDF file), Champions Lions Club Guide (PDF file) or contact our new clubs team to charter a Champions Lions club today.

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