Welcome to Kington Lions
Kington Lions Club is a group, currently of 16 volunteer members, which raises money locally and distributes the proceeds to local good causes.
The Club is a registered charity (charity number 1036974 - KINGTON LIONS CLUB CHARITY TRUST FUND), and its members meet twice a month in the Burton Hotel, Kington, to plan fund raising events and to decide on distributions to good causes.
New members are welcomed, and contact should be made in the first instance with the Honorary Secretary (tel 01544 340598) or with any Lions member.
Main projects include
- the provision of disabled buggies,
- installing Lifelines (emergency telephone alert systems),
- making individual grants in cases of hardship or distress,
- Financial support for, amongst others, the Kington Leg Club, Kington Larder, Red Kite Fostering, Lady Hawkins School, Kington Primary School, Kington branch of Hope Support
- sponsoring outdoor pursuits courses for local young people, and Tall Ships experiences for local youth
- and many others.
Main fund raising events include