Lions HealthFirst Foundation
The Lions HealthFirst Foundation is a project of the Las Vegas International Lions Club. The Foundation is a public charity and IRS 501(c)(3) approved.
We are a not-for-profit organization that uses:
- Preventative Health Screenings
- Follow-up Medical Care and Lifestyle Changes
To reduce the rate of Death or Disability from Strokes & Heart Attacks. This knowledge will also Increase the Survival Rate for Cancer Victims in our Las Vegas communities.
Lions Clubs International
Lions Clubs International is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with health and vision problems in 202 countries and geographic areas. Worldwide, we have 1.4 million members. In Nevada there are over 1400 active members working to serve the community.
Lions Clubs are the largest volunteer organization in the world and have proven expertise in providing healthcare services since inception in 1917. Lions Clubs fund and operate projects for the vision impaired and blind people, and have done so for over 96 years. Lions operate centers for all people, offering free eye examinations and eye glasses, as well as free eye surgery to indigent seniors and children alike. Lions provide blind people with seeing-eye dogs, white canes and more. In Nevada, Lions operate summer camps for under-privileged children and help fund the Lions Burn Center located in the University Medical Center, a county owned hospital based in Las Vegas, Nevada.