Okanagan Falls Lions Club

The Okanagan Falls Lions Club is part of the Lions International Orignization We support our community our area our country our world. WE have supported our community for the last 36 years for everything from school breakfasts to installing sprinkler systems in community parks. to regional food banks to preparing breakfast for fire fightes in fighting the fire to the south of okanagan falls in 2003. We support area lions projects which include camp winfield , bc lions society. We also support lions supported projects CARE Lions disaster releif, Lions projects in devolping countries. We are registered as a non profit society under the BC Societies act

Our Impact Why We Exist

Our projects to inproved our community for the last 36 years range from supplying  hot breakfasts to the okanagan falls elementary school  and to the firefighters fighting the fire threatening okangan falls in 2003. We have improved our parks by installing sprinkler systems into some of them. Our support of BC Lions Society Camp Winfield has been ongoing since 1980with Camperships for local users.  WE were one of the first supporters of the community bandshell in Centenial Park. Our support of local students  with bursaries for graduating grade 12 atudents from okanagan falls. with approximatly 70 atudents to continuing their education. WE ar a non profit Society registered with The BC Society Act

Our Story What We Do

Serve a hot breakfast every Thursday at the Okanagan Falls Elementary School

Coats for Kids project supplies winter clothing for children needing the warm clothing

Easter Egg Hunt    has being going on for the children of Okanagan Falls for over 20 years

School Bursaries for high school graduating students from Okanagan Falls  

Support Camp Winfield with camperships for campers using the camp

Have a fund raising project to assist the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides in preparing dogs to be helper dogs

Collect used Eyeglasses for distribution to needed reciepients in devolping countries.

Support for Lions Clubs International Foundation for international disaster relief.

Volunteer, help  and support the Canada Day Celebration in Okanagan Falls

Support and participate in the Christmas Light up in Okangan Falls

Help and support the Helping Hands program

Our Programs How We Do It

To support and finace our projects we do  community fund raisers, apply for lottery funds approach local business for support both as a donation and an inkind donation of labor or expertise on a project. Lions Club members also donate a large amount of volunteer labor to projects.  Total In Kind donations and labour at $10.00 per hr comes to 1,600 hrs   $16,570.00

What You Can Do

To assist or become involved with the Okanagan Falls Lions CLub talk to a lions club member. They will be able to direct you to the appropiate lions club member. Membership in the Lions club is by invitation.  Also contact the president at 250 497 8486.  We meet on the 2nd  and 4th monday of each month at the Okangan Falls :Legion, Veterans Way Okangan Falls.