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Lions Clubs International, founded in 1917 by American Melvin Jones, is the world's largest service organization. It has 48,000 clubs and 1.5 million members. 

Members are distributed in 209 countries and regions, and the headquarters is in the United States.

The English name of Lions Clubs International is "LIONS", in which "L" stands for Liberty, "I" stands for Intelligently, "O" stands for Overseas Lions, "O" stands for Overseas Lions, and "O" stands for Overseas Lions. 

LIONS is the English name of Lions Clubs International, where "L" stands for Liberty, "I" stands for Intelligently, "O" stands for Our, "N" stands for Nation's, and "S" stands for Safety. These letters together become "LIONS", which is known as "Lions Clubs International".



In 1917, in response to the social problems caused by World War I and rapid industrialization, a Chicago businessman named Mowen Jones invited chambers of commerce from across the United States to a meeting. It was at this meeting that the Lions Club Association was formed.

Only three years after its founding, the Border City Lions Club of Windsor, Canada was formed, and the Association of Lions Clubs has since become an international organization. By that time, Lions had clubs in 23 states in the United States with a total of 6,400 members.



The Lions Club emblem was officially adopted in 1919. In the center of the emblem is the golden letter "L" in a purple circle; at the top of the emblem is the English word "LIONS", and at the bottom is the English word "INTERNATIONAL" on each side of the emblem is a lion's head in profile, the one facing the left means looking back to the past, and the one facing the right means looking forward to the future. The top of the emblem has the English word "LIONS" and the bottom of the emblem has the English word "INTERNATIONAL"; on each side of the emblem there is a lion's head in profile, the one facing to the left means looking back to the past, and the one facing to the right means looking forward to the future.



2002, People's Republic of China (in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, established on May 14, 2002, is the first international service club approved by the national government in mainland China)

2010, People's Republic of China, Beijing 315 Preparatory District was established on March 6, and now has more than 550 Lions.

On August 7, 2011, the Zhejiang Membership Management Committee of the Chinese Lions Clubs met the requirements of the Lions Clubs International Standard District, with 1,326 members in 51 service teams.

On April 4, 2012, the Shenyang Membership Management Committee of the Chinese Federation of Lions completed the creation of the 387 International Standard District.

On June 15, 2012, the Lions Clubs of China Qingdao Membership Management Committee completed the creation of International Standard District 383.

On June 19 of the same year, the Harbin Membership Management Committee of the Lions Clubs of China completed the creation of International Standard District 389.

Lions Clubs International has maintained a good working relationship with the United Nations since its inception in 1945. It was also the non-governmental organization invited to participate in the drafting of the United Nations Charter.



Challenging members to dive in and work hard to help the association grow, at the 1932 International Annual Convention in Los Angeles, International General President Julian Hyer said, "The true spirit of Lionism means practical sacrifice," and Hyer urged Lions not to back down and become a force for good. In every club, he said, "there are members with tough business problems who need your help. Like those who are blind and needy, let's keep a close eye on our members. 

Some of our best leaders are facing stormy financial times. Lions take care of their groups." Judge Hyer emphasized that "anything can be sacrificed, except membership.

The scope of the Chinese Lions Federation's public service volunteerism involves mobilizing and developing social resources, encouraging, guiding, organizing, and promoting members to provide services to the community to help the disabled, help the poor, help the needy, help the elderly, save orphans, relieve illnesses, and give preferential treatment; to help with damages caused by natural disasters, accidental calamities, and emergencies, such as public health incidents; to promote the development of education, science, culture, health, and sports; to prevent and combat pollution and other public nuisances, to Protecting and improving the ecological environment; and other charitable activities to promote the public welfare.


Lions Clubs International Foundation Grants to Assist Young People After Morocco Earthquake


October 20, 2023 - The Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) quickly allocated $100,000 in major disaster grants to Lions clubs in Morocco to enable them to provide support to those who lost their lives.

"When disaster strikes, Lions are among the first individuals and groups to respond to the needs of those affected," LCIF

President Brian Sheehan said. "Our members live and work in the area and will continue to stand ready to help the community as it continues to rebuild in the wake of this tragedy...LCIF is proud to support their efforts."

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is a global foundation that supports Lions Clubs International's 1.4 million members through grant funding, expanding their charitable work and empowering them to serve locally and around the world. Since its founding in 1968, LCIF has made more than 20,000 grants totaling more than $1.2 billion. We improve health and well-being, strengthen communities, and support people in need locally and globally.

Lions Clubs International and the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Professionals form a collaborative alliance


In response to this low level of awareness of prediabetes and diabetes, Lions Clubs International and ADCES will work together to connect Lions/Young Lions in the United States with ADCES diabetes professionals at the community level. Through education, resource sharing, and community events, Lions, Leos, and ADCES members will increase awareness of prediabetes and diabetes, refer people with diabetes to the Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program, and introduce people with prediabetes to intensive lifestyle change programs that can prevent or delay diabetes.

ZMS Cable, as one of the strongest members of Lions Clubs International, will join hands with partners from all walks of life to dedicate ourselves to the public welfare and natural disaster relief of the whole society globally.



Recently, Ren Heng, Chairman of ZMS Cable, participated in the “Growing Up with You” themed school sponsorship activity of Shenzhen Lions Clubs in Qingyang, Gansu Province in the capacity of Shenzhen Lions Clubs Lily Service Team External Exchange Chair.


At the activity site, Shenzhen Lions Clubs Lily Service Team went into an elementary school in Qingyang, Gansu Province, and explained fire safety knowledge to the children, distributed various learning aids and extracurricular reading books, and played with the children in the playground and did sports together.
ZMS Cable, as a caring enterprise, is honored to participate in this activity, dedicating corporate love to society and fulfilling social obligations with a strong sense of social responsibility.