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Childhood Cancer

The next generation’s ability to thrive is closely tied to the support of the local community. Lions and Leos have seen and felt the effects of cancer on children and their families, and continue to bring hope through tangible service and support.

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Childhood Cancer Facts

  • 2 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes
  • 13% increase in incidence of childhood cancer over the last 20 years
  • 6 years average age at diagnosis of children with cancer
  • >90% of childhood cancer deaths occur in low resource settings
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We Have a Plan

The family is a nucleus around which most communities are built. The next generation’s ability to thrive is closely tied to the support of the local community. Lions and Leos have seen and felt the effects of cancer on children and their families, and continue to bring hope through tangible service and support.

Our Strategic Objective

Help those affected by childhood cancer survive and thrive.

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Explore Service Project Planners and other resources designed to help you and your club get involved with childhood cancer efforts in your community.

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Childhood Cancer Entertainment Event Project Planner
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Half-Day Family Camp Project Planner
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Service Project Ideas List: Childhood Cancer
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Childhood cancer and LCIF
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Our Story is Hope

The service of Lions and Leos is making a difference in communities across the globe.

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Share Your Childhood Cancer Success Story

In celebration of International Childhood Cancer Day, consider hosting a webinar to share your club's childhood cancer service project success. Submit your webinar registration link and date to programs@lionsclubs.org, and explore the GAT success story webinar toolkit for resources to help you get started.