11 Ash Street
Oshawa Ontario
905 723-0931
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Not sure what a Lion is…… or what we do?

We are ordinary people who come from all walks of life. We might have any type of job or  career or may even be retired.

We join together in fellowship to serve humanity without thought to race, creed,  nationality, religion or politics.

The motto of all Lions Clubs is “WE SERVE”, and each club decides where  and how they will serve.

Lions are people just like YOU.  You can make a difference in your region and the world.

Please consider joining us to help make a positive and lasting partnership in your community.

Our Club

Our club #014615 was chartered April 23, 1970 as the "North Oshawa Lions Club" and now is one of three Lions Clubs in Oshawa. We are now one of 54 clubs in Lions District 16 of Multiple District "A".


We operate three Young Offender Detention Homes and a Drop in Center in Ontario for the Provincial Government through our charitable foundation The Murray McKinnon Foundation.

We help support many groups in the area such as Big Brothers/Sisters, Boys and Girls Club of Durham, Simcoe Hall Settlement House Christmas Fund, Grandview Children's Treatment Centre and the Salvation Army Christmas Fund, and also have assisted individuals with special needs.

BBQ for Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Donations to Eastview Boys and Girl Club Programs

Celebrating Graduation From Lions Dog Training School

An official Lions Clubs International Eyeglass Recycling Program provides recycled eyewear free of charge to people in developing countries. Our club has helped collect eye glasses for this program for many years sending them off to our Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre.

Also like most of the Lions in our District we support our
Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation. This is a Lions District 16 project located on about 100 acres near Kirkfield, Ontario, which the Foundation owns and maintains. Camp Kirk which is a camp for children with learning disabilities is operated during the summer season on this property by the "Friends of the Learning Disabled".

Donation to Lions Club Camp Kirk Foundation

Fund Raising

Like all charitable groups, the ability of our club to assist those individuals in need and support the many deserving organizations and projects, is totally dependent on the success of our fund raising activities.

The largest fund raiser we have had was our annual Car Draw and for the last few years this has been a Classic Car Draw. 
Check out the Car Link for car and winners from the past.

Another fund raiser that we have carried on for many years has been the marketing of plastic wrap.  This we provide to many groups such as hockey or soccer teams schools or choirs, etc. who in turn use it to raise needed funds for their groups

Of course at Christmas we have the
Lions Christmas Cakes which are a favourite during the festive season and make ideal gifts for family and friends.  Check out our link above.

If you would like any of these just get hold of any of the contacts listed anywhere on this site and they will we happy to help you, or email us at: info@northoshawalions.org.

Supporting Food Drive at St. Peters Anglican Church


Supporting Windreach Farm


We are excited to announce our  1st Pet Valu Walk For Guide Dogs in Oshawa October 20th!

The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraiser held in approximately 300 communities across Canada.

The Walk raises funds for Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, whose mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them a Dog Guide at no cost.

Walk with your friends, family and co-workers.The event is pet friendly but you don’t need a dog to participate.

Everyone is welcome – all ages and abilities – and you are not required to complete the route to participate.
Everyone is a winner! The money you raise goes towards this important program and you could earn an incentive prize.
There is no registration fee and 100% of the funds you raise will go towards the cause. View our walk page to sign up and/or support our walk.



Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides is a national charitable foundation that was created by the Lions of Canada. Its mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them Dog Guides at no cost.

Since 1983, Lions Foundation of Canada has been providing specially trained Dog Guides to men, women and children from coast to coast. In addition to training Dog Guides for people who are blind or visually impaired, Dog Guides are also trained to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing, medical and physical disabilities, epilepsy, autism and type 1 diabetes.

All Dog Guides and required training, including transportation and accommodation, are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. It costs approximately $25,000 per dog to raise and train.
The Lions Foundation does not receive any government funding and relies on the support of fundraising events like the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides.


The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraising walk held in approximately 300 communities across Canada.

It raises funds to help train Dog Guides for Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. Each Walk is organized by local volunteers with support from Lions Foundation of Canada.

To date, the Walk has raised more than $18 million! Communities host Walks in the Spring and Fall.

Visit our:  locations page  to find  OUR Walk.

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