Disability

Lions Clubs provide funding support for mobility devices for children with disabilities and have a long history of supporting initiatives to help people with disabilities. If you are interested in helping, you are welcome to Join Us, to participate in, or support this work.

Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation

Child in a heart walker with parents and LionsThe Foundation seeks funding for Hart Walkers and other mobility devices to allow children affected by Cerebral Palsy to stand and walk to the best of their ability. Working hand in hand with the State Cerebral Palsy Associations, this foundation is a concept of our Lions Clubs District and an innovation of Australia Lion Parry Palmer AM, a past International President of Lions Clubs International.

For details you may email our District ALCMF Chairman Greg English. Greg is available to attend as a Guest speaker at club meetings. Email alcmf@lionsclubssydney.org.au

Further info on the foundation is in this Video or at the foundation website http://www.alcmf.lions.org.au/ ABN: 60 260 983 423

Hearing Dogs

A white with black and brown patches hearing dog with a woman who is her trainerLions Hearing Dogs is a not-for-profit organisation that provides hearing dogs and training in their use to hearing impaired people throughout Australia. Lions provide and train Hearing Dogs to be donated to hearing impaired people throughout Australia. These specially trained dogs and services are free to those we serve, thanks to the donations of money, time and effort from Lions Australia members. Sound Systems are also provided for Primary Schools to improve learning for the deaf and hearing impaired children in your community. It also benefits all students, even those who suffer various attention deficit disorders. An award given by Lions Hearing Dogs In Recognition of Dedicated Service to the Community is the Helen Keller Fellowship. Email our District Chairman at hearingdogs@lionsclubssydney.org.au or  Visit the Lions Hearing Dogs website here Lions Hearing Dogs Incorporated ABN 37 976 454 009.