Lions Clubs International was founded in 1917 and is the largest voluntary organisation in the world. Its principal goals are to promote good citizenship, to take an active interest in the community, to serve its needs and to relieve distress.
Helping Our Community
The Lions Club of Newbury has been supporting the local community since it’s formation in 1970. Members are ordinary people like you who get together to help those who may need a bit of extra support from time to time. Organising fund raising activities, acting as stewards at other groups’ events and giving direct service while having fun are just some of the things we do.
Please contact us, if you have a few hours to spare every now and then and would like to help us.
The Lions primary aim is to serve and to help the local community
Thank you to...
for their sponsorship
A big thank you to everyone who took part in this year's Easter Egg challenge and helped us to raise just under £2000 for our welfare fund.
Lovely day at the Races last Saturday! Lion Vice President Drew was there (with a couple of hangers on) to present a cheque to the Injured Jockeys Fund. Richard Johnson, soon to become Champion Jockey, accepted the cheque on behalf of the charity.
We're now collecting the money from our Easter Egg raffles that were held in venues across Newbury and Thatcham. We challenged them to raise as much as they could and 'Top of the Charts' so far is The Rampant Cat in Woolton Hill, with £380 raised.
The last few of our Easter Eggs are now being placed. Thank you to the Two Watermills and the Cutting Bar in Newbury for agreeing to raffle one of our Giant Eggs.
Santa was kind enough to give up some of his preparation time in December to say `hello’ to his many fans and help us collect money for our Christmas appeal. As well as appearing at our usual venues, he took the time to travel round the streets of Thatcham bringing festive cheer and a big Ho,Ho,Ho to those who turned out to meet him!
Our President, Lion Ian, has been out and about presenting cheques to various organisations that give help directly to those in greatest need in our local community.