Jefferson City Host Lions
All proceeds are used for the Lions local sight and hearing projects.


The Jefferson City Host Lions Club has an active ongoing program of collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids.


Each spring, the Jefferson City Host Lions sell salted-in-the-shell peanuts at various locations throughout the Capitol City.


Lions Achievements
The Lions motto is "We Serve", and members of the Jefferson City Host Lions Club have worked toward achieving this motto for the over 90 years.

The Club was organized late in the spring of 1925 and was chartered on June 11, 1925 with 28 chartered members. The Club has a rich and proud history of serving the community of Jefferson City. During the past years the Host Club has found countless ways to be of service to those in need. It has conducted a variety of fundraisers with 100% of the proceeds used to support community projects. The Jefferson City Host Lions Club's fundraisers helps the club serve the following causes:
  • Jefferson City High School Football Locker Room Facilities
  • Jefferson City High School Stadium/Track Upgrade
  • Miller Performing Arts Center
  • Central Missouri Miracle League Foundation
  • Missouri Lions Eye Research Foundation, including eye tissue bank and eye research
  • Conduct free Children Vision Screenings
  • Eye exams and eyeglasses for those in need within the local community
  • Local Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • Lions World Services for the Blind (training blind for daily tasks and for vocation)
  • Hearing Tests and Hearing Aids
  • JC Park Board Facilities. Built Greenway trail restroom facility / built original ice arena / built original golf clubhouse / provided playground equipment and wading pools in several parks / Frog Hollow Nature Trail Bridge
  • Sponsored School Safety Patrol since its inception
  • Care packages for troops in Iraq
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Central Missouri Northeast Food Bank and its Buddy Pack Food Program
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Samaritan Center
  • Salvation Army
  • Senior Nutrition Center
  • Boy Scout Council / Girl Scout Council
  • Council for Drug Free Youth
  • Built a Habitat for Humanity House
  • Adopt-A-Highway Trash Pickup
  • Cole County Relay for Life
  • Lions Youth Exchange Program
  • MO Lions All-State Band
  • MO Lions All-Star Football Game
  • Christmas Adopt-A-Family Program
  • Collects eye glasses and hearing aids for redistribution
  • MO Special Olympics
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Jefferson City Daycare
  • Honor Flight


















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