Leo Club Activities
Leo Club Activities
Making the World a Better Place for Children
day, millions of
children around the world miss out on the joy of childhood. Instead of playing with toys, they deal with poverty,
malnutrition and disabilities. That's why Leo clubs take part in Spotlight on Children, the international service project of Leo club. Spotlight on Children projects give Leos the opportunity to enrich the lives of children by:
- Collecting food and clothes for local street children
- Repairing playgrounds
- Implementing after-school tutoring programs
- Visiting children in hospitals
- Raising funds for immunization programs
Through service activities like these, Leo clubs
bring hope and laughter to needy children, especially on December 5, International Leo
Local Community Service
Leos also show their generosity and creativity via community service
projects. Here are just a few examples of successful
projects Leos have completed around the world.USA, its
affiliates, Bermuda and the Bahamas
Onekama Leos, Michigan, USA, planted 900
daffodil bulbs in an 80-acre public park.
Members of the Albion Leo Club, Indiana, USA, scrubbed
moss, mold and tree sap from 110 headstones in a local cemetery.
The Calgary Millennium Leo Club, Alberta, Canada, sponsored a
child in Romania.
The Shilo and Area Leos, Manitoba, Canada, helped to
paint the playground equipment at a local school.
Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America
The Trujillo las Qunitanas
Leos, Peru, distributed
chocolates and sweet rolls to poor children.
The Barva Leos, Costa Rica, dressed as
clowns and entertained children at a local orphanage.
Members of the Ferrara Leo Club, Italy, sold
chocolates to raise funds for Special Olympics.
The Leos of Monchengladbach, Germany, used a photo
of a local school on their advent calendar. The windows and doors of the
school photo opened to reveal vouchers from local sponsors. All proceeds
were donated to the school.
Orient and Southeast Asia
The Digos City Leos, Philippines, helped
government healthcare workers provide 25,000 measles vaccines and distribute
17,600 Vitamin A tablets to local children.
The Temasek Junior College Leos, Singapore, organized a
beach clean up. Eight hundred students participated in the daylong event.
India, South Asia, Africa and the Middle East
The Kathmandu Alliance Leos, Nepal, organized a
tree planting on World Environment Day, June 5.
Bangladesh, the Dhaka Gandaria Leos organized a
tree planting at a local secondary school.
Australia and the South
The Leos of New Zealand sponsored a fashion
show for young designers. The fashions featured recycled
materials. Similarly, the Lions of Australia created a
Members of the Mooroolbark Leo Club, Australia, entered a
vehicle in the Chariot for Charity race. The contest raised funds for a local