Frequently asked Questions

Who are the Lions?
Lions are an international network of 1.4 million men and women dedicated to making a difference locally and globally.


What do Lions do?
Lions meet the needs of our communities and the world, ranging from assisting the visually impaired and working with local youth to medical missions and disaster relief.


How are Lions relevant to today’s world?
Since 1917, Lions have met the needs in their communities and continued to improve the areas in which they live. As long as there are needs around the world, we will work to meet those needs.


How do I become a Lion?
If you are interested in becoming a Lion, contact  The Colony Lions Club at (972) 695-9809 and express interest in learning more. 


Are there women Lions?
Yes. Women are the single fastest growing segment of Lions and The Colony Lions Club has several women members.


As in other community organizations, is the membership of Lions declining?
No. Lions membership is increasing. Programs such as Family Clubs, Leo Clubs, Campus Lions Clubs and New Century Lions Clubs, are helping us adapt to meet the growing needs of the world around us.


I would like to volunteer in my community but why should I do so as a Lion?
Lions meet the needs of those in their own communities as well as around the world and we have fun doing it. Working together locally and internationally, the worldwide network of Lions has vastly more resources and is able to accomplish much more than individuals and small groups working alone.