EXETER WEST LIONS CLUB (CIO)

The Club was formed in 1971 and are now heading for their fiftieth year. Membership currently stands at 21 with 16 men and 5 ladies. The community we serve stretches from the River Exe in the East to Newton Abbot in the West.

               In June 2018. The Club became a CHARITY INCORPORATED ORGANISATION (CIO)

With a Charity Number of 1178698

WHO ARE THE LIONS?

Club Members are people who

- wish to give something back to their community

- seek out areas of need and set about meeting those needs

- enjoy working together to help those less fortunate than themselves

The Club is part of the world's largest service organisation whose motto is  "WE SERVE".

CLUB ACTIVITIES

The primary activities are:

WELFARE - Identifying the needs of our community

FUND RAISING - Planning ways of raising funds to meet agreed welfare requirements.

- Although the Clubs primary aim is to support local need. The Club also supports the 

   International Association of Lions Clubs in their worldwide activities e.g.

- Eliminating curable blindness

- Water Aid

- Disaster Relief work (Ie: Australian Bush fire, and British Floods)

- Youth programmes

- Eradication of measles

SOME RECENT ORGANISATIONS HELPED BY THE WELFARE ACTIVITIES OF OUR CLUB

The Children’s hospice South West

Hospiscare

Exeter Leukaemia fund

Exeter MS Centre

Exeter’s Riding for the disabled

FORCE

St Petrocks (Feeding homeless)

Bounce

Local Alzheimer's Association

The Chestnut appeal

Hearing Dogs / Assistance dogs

Dartmoor Rescue Group

Providing Breaks for Young Carers

Supporting Youth Football Clubs & Cadet Organisations

The Balloons (Bereaved Children) charity.

Local Diabetic Group

Memory Café’s

Cancer Research UK.

SOME RECENT FUNDRAISING BY THE LIONS CLUB OF EXETER WEST

- A 10 pin bowling evening at Haven Banks alley, Up to 21 teams compete. With the alley kindly  provided free of charge. This raised over £1200.00

-A Meal and Horse race Night at Exeter Golf and Country Club, raising over £2000.00

All of the money we raise goes to directly to charity - there are no deductions for administration costs.

PRIDE IN THE COMMUNITY

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