Fact Sheet

In this website there is a lot of information on the Galway lions Club and on the International Lions movement. However , if you would like a brief summary of the Galway lions Club and what we do , please feel free to print the fact sheet below.

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Galway Lions Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet 2021/22

Background to the Club

The Galway Lions Club was formed in 1972 and is part of a worldwide organisation affiliated to the International Lions organisation and one of 115 Clubs on the island of Ireland. The activities of the Club are united under the motto “We serve”.

The Galway Lions Club has been serving the local community of Galway for 50 years. It also helps raise funds and awareness for international appeals and disaster relief.

The Lions is a not for profit 100% voluntary organisation , where the cost of club administration is met by members subscriptions. 

The Lions are men and women from all walks of life from the local community who come together to try and improve the quality of life for people who find themselves in a less fortunate situation.

There are currently in excess of 50  members who are active in both fundraising and services projects.

Each year the Galway Lions Club seeks to raise in excess of  € 100.000.

The activities of the Lions Club fall under two headings, service and fundraising.

Key community projects

  • Food vouchers allocation.  (Help at Christmas)
  • Trabolgan holiday for Senior citizens
  • Senior citizens visitation

  • Suicide awareness

  • Alcohol awarenes

  • “Dinny’s Do” (Christmas Party for the homeless)

  • Stuffed toys (Deliver by Santa to special needs schools at Christmas)

  • Youth  soccer

  • Local Environment

Key fundraising sources

  • Radio Auction in conjunction with Galway Bay FM
  • Christmas food appeal
  • Golf Classic
  • Christmas Swim
  • Easter Egg Hamper, raffle.
  • Supermarket Cash collection
  • Trad on the Prom. 
  • Membership funding support
  • Teddy Bear Appeal (buy a line).

Galway Lions Club very much appreciates the very generous support of the people and businesses of Galway for all our fundraising.

For more detailed information on the projects or fundraising events please contact:

www.galwaylionsclub.ie or follow us on facebook  using the link under Social Media @ top left hand side of the homepage.

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