Donate Your Vehicle This December!

Posted on December 4, 2017Leave a comment

The Fairfax Lions Club accepts donations of cars, trucks, boats and other motorized vehicles.  It is a very simple process – you donate and get a tax deduction for 2017; we sell, and all proceeds go to Lions charity programs.

Donate your car and receive a tax deduction at: http://www.fairfaxlions.org/donate-a-vehicle

Thanksgiving Food Basket Delivery – Serving 25 Area Families In Need

Posted on December 1, 2017Leave a comment

On November 20, Fairfax Lions delivered food baskets to 25 area families in need of food assistance. The baskets included a frozen turkey (11 – 14 lbs), cans of corn and green beans, a can of cranberry sauce, a box of Bisquick Baking Mix, a box of stuffing mix, 5 lbs. of potatoes, 1 lb. of carrots, a cake mix and tub of cake frosting, and a bag of fresh Florida oranges from the club’s recent citrus sale.

Thanksgiving Meals Ready for Delivery

Fairfax Lions basket bearers included current Lions and a former Lion.  One Lion facilitated many deliveries by calling Spanish-speaking recipients to arrange their delivery. Also lending a hand during the delivery were Lion supporters and grandchildren.

Going hungry is an unfortunate reality for many people in our area. Even though Northern Virginia is considered one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in the country, we still face a poverty rate of about 5%. According to U.S. Census figures, 30% of those are children.

This is one more example of what Fairfax Lions do to meet a need within our community – WE SERVE!!

Two Lions Prepare to Deliver Meals

Giving Tuesday

Posted on November 25, 2017Leave a comment

This Nov 28th, join the movement and give – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift or the power of your voice in your local community.

Giving Tuesday is a simple idea. Whether you come together with your family, your community, your company, or a charitable organization…find a way to give back and then share your idea with others thru social media.

You can donate to the Fairfax Lions Club – an all volunteer service organization. 100% of all donations go to community service projects. Projects include delivering holiday dinners to needy familys; prchasing eyeglasses for persons who cannot afford them; and so much more.

Please consider making a donation of your time, your old car, or your money to the Lions.

Click here: http://www.fairfaxlions.org/donate/

And, the Fairfax Lions invite YOU to our dinner meeting on Tuesday Dec 5th to learn about our service. Come at 6:30 PM, American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak Street, Fairfax, VA. It includes social time, buffet dinner, speaker, and club announcements.  Guests are cordially invited.

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