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.
together in fellowship to serve humanity without thought to race, creed,
nationality, religion or politics.
of all Lions Clubs is “WE SERVE”, and each club decides where and how
they will serve.
people just like YOU. You can make a difference in your region and
consider joining us to help make a positive and lasting partnership in your
#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".
The Murray McKinnon Foundation - Provides the Board of Directors, for
the Murray McKinnon Foundation which operates three young offender detention
facilities, and a drop-in center in Ontario for the provincial government
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
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
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".
Lions Club Camp Kirk Foundation
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 is our annual draw and for the last few years
this has been a classic car draw. Each year we look around and through
our many contacts purchase a car to raffle. We hold the draw for this
car at the annual Auto Fest car show held each August
here in Oshawa. Check out the Car Link to this annual draw for the current car and winners from
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. Check out the link to this great fund raiser.
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.
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: email@example.com.
Food Drive at St. Peters Anglican Church