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Our Impact

We serve through donations of time and funds to worthy causes.

Major Donations:

  • City of Ottawa for refurbishing the Gloucester Lions Hall in the Fred G. Barrett Arena
  • Winchester Hospital Ophthalmology Center
  • Rotary Home Foundation (new hospice located at Leitrim which  offers short term respite services for families who have a member with a severe physical handicap)

Annual or Regular Donations:

  • Support of two local Paralympic athletes who represented Canada in the sport of goalball at :
    • 1992 Paralympic in Barcelona, Spain
    • 1996 Paralympics in Atlanta, Georgia
    • 2000 Paralympics in Sydney, Australia,
    • 2004 Paralympics in Athens Greece and
    • 2008 Paralympics in Beijjing, China
  • Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
  • A.L.S. Society
  • Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation
  • (summer camp for children with learning disabilities)
  • Gloucester Lions Club Historian Report
  • Citizen Advocacy
  • Run for the Cure (Cancer)
  • Lions Foundation of Canada –(National Capital Purina
  • Walk for Dogs
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Elizabeth Bruyere Health Centre
  • Pakistan Flooding Relief (District A-4)
  • Swing for The Cure – Canadian Diabetes
  • T.R.O.T.T. (Theraupetic Riding)
  • Greenboro Food Pavilion
  • Lions Home for the Deaf
  • Camp Trillium (support centre for children with cancer)
  • Fred and Doris Barrett Scholarship (awards given to a  graduating student at Gloucester High School and St. Xavier High School
  • The Historica-Dominion Institute (“The Memory Project” – collecting stories from veterans for use in school programs)
  • Rural Ottawa Support Services (R.O.S.S.)(supporting seniors and shut-ins in rural south Ottawa)
  • Melissa Project (a joint effort of 10 local Lions Clubs to support a young girl losing her vision because of Liebers)
  • Mats for Haiti (making mats from milk bags for displaced persons in Haiti)
  • Gloucester South Seniors Centre
  • Gloucester Historical Society
  • Blind Curling tournament
  • Multiple Organ Retrieval Exchange Program
  • Nepean Wildcats
  • Crime Stoppers
  • Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation
  • Camp Dorset (summer camp for kidney dialysis patients)
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness – (Cycle for Sight)
  • Gloucester Griffins Lacrosse
  •  C.N.I.B. Lake Joseph Centre
  • Ottawa Food Bank
  • Lions Foundation Of Canada Dog Guides –
  • Salvation Army
  • The Rideau-Perley Foundation (Veterans Home)
  • Lions District A-4 Effective Speaking
  • Select Hockey International Tournament
  • (local player Ryan O’Connell)
  • Daron Richardson Fund – Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health
  • B.A.I.T. (weekend fishing tournament for Blind Anglers)
  • Ottawa Women’s Breast Health Centre