Following is a list of projects that have received endorsement from the Council of Governor's. Each year the projects are reviewed and must meet requirements outlined

by the Policy Manual of MDC to continue as an endorsed project 


STARS Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) (AB):


Originally created by Lions of Multiple District 37. Over the past 15 years Lions of MD37

& MD C have contributed over  a $1,000,000 towards the operation of this valuable

serviceThe Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society is dedicated to providing a safe, rapid,

highly specialized emergency medical transport system for the critically ill and injured.

To request a STARS Fellowship contact PCC Betty Ann Robson


Lions Foundation of Canada:


The Lions Foundation of Canada is a federally incorporated charitable foundation

created by the Lions Clubs of Canada. Its mission is to provide service to physically challenged Canadians in the area of mobility, safety and independence; and to assist

other charitable endeavours as appropriate. Current contact is Lion Mel Foat


Lions of Alberta Foundation (AB):


Current chairman is PCC Tom Hodgson


MDC Lions Cavalcade For Diabetes Awareness (AB):


The Lions Cavalcade was born in 1987 when it was proposed to establish a highly

visible province wide fund raising program to raise fund to support various Canadian Diabetes Association Diabetes Awareness programs. Current contact  PCC Dennis Stevenson


Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre (CLERC):


Approved by District 37E as the first operational Eyeglass Recycling Centre in Canada.

The centre, handles the collection of old eyeglasses, the sorting, cleaning, and placing proper prescriptions on each pair, packaging same, and distributing them to programs

and needy people throughout the world. With eyeglasses coming mainly from Lions

Clubs, and many other sources. Operating at the Calgary Correctional Centre, with

eight lensometers on-line, and are responsible for producing more than 200,000

glasses annually for shipment. The Center uses all volunteer offenders and one

Correction Officer to oversee the program. Lions members, Senior Citizens Club

members, Church members, Optometrist and grocery stores collect these glasses for

the program. Chairperson Lion James Lee


Lions Sight Centre in Calgary(AB):


The current contact is Lion Glenn de Boer

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (AB):


Has been helping blind, visually impaired and deaf blind Canadians address one of the greatest challenges of their lives, thriving-not just surviving -in a sighted world. This is

a national organization and has been operating since 1918. the Lions and Lioness Clubs provide financial support for specific requirements. Click here for information