Town of Texas Lions Club

Est.  March 10, 1959    Wausau, WI

Wisconsin Lions Camp

Giving People Who Cannot See a Place to Hear Laughter

Lions work tirelessly to serve local communities. As part of this work, Lions proudly support recreational camps that are customized to meet the special needs of children and adults who are blind or visually impaired.

With input from experts physicians, departments and ministries of health or local foundations for persons who are blind or visually impaired Lions have organized recreational camp opportunities for blind and visually impaired children and adults.

The Town of Texas Lions are proud to help sponsor the Wisconsin Lions Camp located in Rosholt, WI. The camp is four hundred acres of forest, trails, wildlife and a beautiful lake that welcomes nearly 4,000 campers each year.

For more information see
Wisconsin Lions Camp

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)

Incorporated in 1968, LCIF is the chartiable arm of Lions Clubs International. It's a public non-profit, tax-exempt corporation which provides millions of dollars to programs for the needy. To date LCIF has approved more than $280 million dollars in grants. This includes grants for the SightFirst program, humanitarian services, disaster relief and vocational assistance.

The foundation has three major objectives:
  • Humanitarian Services
  • Vocational Training
  • Major Disaster Relief

Sight Programs & Services

Through corneal donation, eyeglass recycling, strategic partnerships and vision screenings for the public, Lions are illuminating the world for millions of people who are at risk of vision loss. To service those that have already lost or never had the ability to see, Lions services may include:

  • Supporting guide dog schools
  • Providing scholarships for blind students
  • Supporting vocational training programs
  • Facilitating self-help groups for the blind/visually impaired
  • Furnishing talking books, Braille books, or large print books for a public library
  • Supporting recreational activities and Lions camps for the blind/visually impaired
  • Providing devices such as white canes, braillers or computers
  • Funding eye research
Our sight programs also focus on causes of preventable blindness. We're fighting:
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Corneal blindness
  • River Blindness (onchocerciasis) and Trachoma
Learn how you can join the battle and help Lions near you.

Lions Clubs International SightFirst