The environment is a major concern for communities and people around the world. During the last century alone, the world lost more than 80 percent of its original forests, which provide a source of livelihood, protection from natural disasters and absorb carbon dioxide emissions that lead to global warming.
Lions have an opportunity to bring attention to the environment and show the strength of our worldwide network during a special service action campaign, “Protecting our Environment.”
During April, we invite your club to join Lions around the world to protect the environment. Help us raise awareness on the importance of protecting the environment in connection with Earth Day. Or, organize hands-on projects throughout the month that mobilize your club members to improve your community’s environment.
Use the following resources to plan and promote your “Protecting our Environment” Global Service Action Campaign project.
Share your Success
You can help spread the word! Encourage your Lions club officers to report service activities through MyLCI, the online membership and activity reporting system. For more information, visit MyLCI at http://mylci.lionsclubs.org and review our frequently asked questions about service activity reporting. Lions clubs that participate and report activities through My LCI's online service activity report will be awarded a special banner patch in recognition of their contribution to service.