The Oscoda Lions Club currently has nearly 60 members who are community minded. On this page you will find a list of our community services projects plus a description of where your donations go. There is also a list of hand on projects we do to help the community.
Lunch with Santa for children and their parents, Eye exams and eye glasses for those in need, Helping needy families with home repairs, handicap ramps and much more. Scholarships for high school seniors, community betterment projects
Oscoda Downtown Beautification Committee, United Way (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Oscoda F.I.S.H. St. Joseph Reverence Home Health and Hospice, Hope Shores Alliance.)
Lions of Michigan Service Foundation, All State Band, Bear Lake Camp, Eversight Michigan, Leader Dog, Lions Club International Foundation, Penrickton Center for Blind Children, Humanitarian donations (needy local families, building supplies for handicap ramps, eye exams etc.)
Here is a list of projects that we Lions work on throughout the year to help the community that you might like to do.
We build handicap ramps for those in need; we collect eyeglasses and hearing aids, Some of the fund raisers we do are; Fall Arts and Craft Show, Best Frame Bowling Tournament , Souper Bowl Dinner, this is where the members provide the soups and the children from the elementary school Art class provide the bowls that they made in class. The money raised from the sale of the bowls goes to the children’s charities; Texas Hold'm Tournament , White Cane sales and of course we sell Raffle tickets.
The most beautiful speech ever given at any Lions Convention. In 1925, Helen Keller,at an International Convention in Ohio, challenged the Lions to become "Knights of The Blind in the crusade against darkness." Assistance to the blind in all forms has been our most prominent goal ever since.