|Ark Of Hope Animal Rescue...
In 2010 we adopted the Ark of Hope Animal Rescue & No Kill Shelter as a partner. Since that time we have
provided well over 3,000 lbs of pet food, truck loads of bedding and misc.supplies as well as significant
financial contributions to the shelter.
|Box Tops For Education
n an effort to help our elementary schools in Frostburg, we are collecting Box Top For
Education. This program is an "alternative funding" project. Click the box top for a
printable page to save box tops on.
|Community Health & Wellness Initiative
Provide a resources for the community for up to date and accurate health informations. the program
provides literature and referral information.
|Coats For Kids (and adults)...
Coats for Kids (and adults) was begun in 2009. On the last Saturday of October we collects children's coats
(and adults). All coats are provided to the Frostburg Food Pantry for free distribution. We have provided
coats to the Salvation Army, and sent 1,000 coats to New York for hurricane Sandy relief. We have collect
nearly 8,000 coats.
|Emergency Preparedness & Lions ALERT
In an effort to assist the community in a disaster situation, we have created "Emergency ALERT", a program
that provides information on Emergency Preparedness. "Be Prepared - Stay Prepared".
|Frostburg Summer Lunch Box Program
The Frostburg Area Summer Lunch Box Program provides a free lunch for children in the Frostburg / Mt.
Savage areas. In 2016 the program gave out 8,252. Frostburg Lions provides funding, administrative
support and volunteers.
|F.S.U. Disability Office Endowment...
We established an endowment at Frostburg State University the proceeds of which are used by the Student
Disability Office to assist disabled students with their education.
|Failinger Business Award - Mountain Ridge H.S. ...
The Failinger Business Award is presented annually to a student majoring in business at Mountain Ridge
High School. The award is named after our own Lion Jake Failinger.
We recycle used eye glasses on a continual basis. Glasses are provided free of charge to those in need
around the world. Remote Area Medical receives the glasses we collect. The frames are reused in the
U.S., and the lenses are calibrated, packed and shipped world wide.
|Leader Dogs for the Blind...
Leader Dogs for the Blind is located in Rochester, MI and as started in 1939 by three Lions. Leader Dogs
providing seeing eye dogs for blind persons, regardless of ability to pay. Leader Dogs For The Blind
We distribute a wide range of literature on vision, emergency preparedness and health and wellness. We do
this annually at the Farmers Market in Frostburg, and at all other public events we participate in.
|Mabel Myers Music Award - Mountain Ridge H.S....
This award is presented annual in memory of Mabel Myers, a Frostburg resident, piano player who spent
many hours playing piano for Lions functions.
|Medical Eye Bank of Maryland...
We support the Medical Eye Bank of Maryland with an Annual Grant each June.
As far as feasible, we adopt military personnel who we are aware of and are stationed overseas. we
provide them with support and goodie packages while stationed out of the United States.
|Peace Poster Contest...
In 2016, Frostburg Lions began participating in this program, to this point we had never participated, but we
learned that the Alternative School in eckhart has a middle school class.
|Releiving The Hunger Program...
We participate in the District-wide program providing 12 food items per member to our local food bank, and
in addition we have pledged $10.00 per member to local feeding programs. We also provide administrative
support to the Frostburg Interfaith food pantry.
We began recycling in 2009, as a way to raise a few dollars for the Club. We began recycling ink cartridges
and cell phones. Needless to say we continue to recycle, and raise funds to recycling right here in
Frostburg. See our "recycling page" for a complete list of items we recycle.
You can help us as well - see our Recycling Program for the latest information.
All Frostburg Lions participate in a variety of recycling program in our community. From cardboard to glass
Lions recycle as much as they can to help our environment.
In an effort to help preserve vision and educate the general public, we provide quite a number of vision
related brochures and other vision information. This educational program is conducted through our
Community Health & Wellness Initiative.
|Lion Tina Gormley Community Service Award...
Beginning in 2015 we began the Lion Tina Gormley Community Service Award, an award presented that
Lion, or member of the community who goes above and beyond serving their community.
|Toys For Happiness...
Each year at our Christmas Party we try to give a bit back...each member must bring a new toy for Toys for
Happiness. Each year the number of toys we collect grows.
Annually we provide financial support for a "little league" ball team. We have done this since 1957. We
support both boys and girls (when available) teams
Since 1980 we have sponsor the Annual All Star Basketball Tournament featuring girls & boys high school
basketball stars from Western Maryland & West Virginia.
Frostburg Lions members' participate in many other community activities, always giving back through other
organizations, churches and the like. Some of these activities include: Volunteering with Hospice, the
Evergreen Foundation, and the Council of the Alleganies.
Lions provide transportation for youth to attend sports events, senior to go to doctors appointments, run
errands and much more.
Please see our Monthly Activity Reports for more details about all the projects and programs we participate