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Cycle for Sight

Cycle for Sight a fundraiser for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. From the beginning, the route has changed four times, but the Gloucester Lions has been involved with providing the nourishment for all stops and in coordinating assistance from any Lions Club through which the route travels. This event has raised from $50,000 a year to $90,000 …

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Food Aid Day 2017

This is a fundraiser for the Ottawa Food Bank now held on the grounds of City Hall in downtown Ottawa during the Mayors Rural Expo.  The Gloucester Lions have been involved from the beginning by assisting with the many tasks required to put on a huge BBQ.  The proceeds from this event go to purchasing …

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2017 Goalball Provincial Championships

Goalball is a sport that was created in 1946 as a means to rehabilitate blinded World War II veterans. It has now become a Paralympic Sport for blind and visually impaired athletes. The Gloucester Lions have assisted with funding for two local athletes who participated in 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, in 1996 Paralympic Games …

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The Basketeers 2017

Spring Drop-Off The Basketeers is an organization that assists women and children transitioning from emergency shelters with household items to start their new lives. the basic necessities for setting up their first apartment.  Twice a year, the Gloucester Lions presents a total of six baskets.