Lions Club Projects & Donations

  • Donations to the local Food Shelf
  • Christmas food baskets of groceries delivered to 300 families and individuals in need
  • Providing scholarships to graduating seniors from Monticello High School
  • Founders and management partners of Monticello Riverfest
  • Serving at community events – Riverfest, Bertram Chain of Lakes picnic, Frostbite Challenge, others
  • Provide work crews to help at Camp Friendship, a summer camp for handicapped children and young adults – Located on Clearwater Lake near Annandale

Lions Project

Lions Project

  • Serve at an “Ice Cream Social” at Camp Friendship
  • Sponsoring programs in the local schools – Legionville Patrol Camp, Quest, Others
  • Purchase of eyeglasses for children in need
  • Collections of hearing aids and eyeglasses for Lions CIub International to distribute to those most in need
  • Purchase of wigs for cancer patients in need who have lost their hair in treatment, referred by New River Medical Center Cancer Center
  • Delivery of Meals on Wheels
  • Decorating for the Holidays in West Bridge Park

Riverfest Parade

  • Reading for “Times on Tape” and distributing to local sight impaired citizens
  • Building ramps for the handicapped in need
  • Staffing Bingo night for nursing home residents
  • Providing a chili feed for Firefighters, and an annual Firefighter of the Year award
  • Donating to the Lion’s Eye Bank
  • Donating to the Lion’s Hearing Foundation
  • Donating to “Leader Dogs for the Blind” and “Can-Do Canines”
  • Planting trees in and around the community
  • Construction of buildings in the parks in Monticello
  • And many other special projects and donations since the Monticello Lions were chartered in 1975