© Forney Lions Club #34931 - District 2 X1
Community Volunteer Work That Makes A Difference
As a service club we strive to improve the lives of those in need.
he Forney Lions Club is constantly working on new projects to help improve our local community. We're always looking for
new fresh ideas for local projects or fundraiser that will help the people of Forney and the surrounding area. Come join the
Forney Lions Club and be a part of helping those in need.
The Forney Lions has a dynamic history, founded in 1978, we are best known for fighting blindness - it’s part of our history
as well as our work today. But we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects including scholarships for
Forney students, food assistance and helping seniors and the disabled.
Lions give sight. By conducting eye exams at our area elementary schools, distributing eye glasses to those who can’t afford
them and helping to raise awareness of eye disease. Forney Lions work toward our mission of providing vision for all who
are in need. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through local efforts which works to eradicate
Lions also serve our youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through mentoring, hands on
experience and leadership. Our Leo Program provides personal development through youth volunteer opportunities. There
are approximately 144,000 Leos and 5,700 Leo Clubs in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Our Mission Statement:
Empowering volunteers to serve our community, encourage youth & promote health. Our community is what we make it.
We are builders of community spirit:
We Serve - The Forney area with opportunities to improve and inspire community spirit and civic responsibility through
encouraging community members and organizations to take action to meet common needs, objectives and traditions.
We are Helping Local Youth Develop:
We Serve - The community youth by providing opportunities to develop both mind and body. We engage our service
within the schools, recreational sports and promotion of youth leadership experiences and academic pursuits.
We are Stewards of Community Resources:
We Serve - To be partners with community interests to improve and grow local resources in order to make our
community a better place to live.
Our Nation’s Safety