Whitehall Area Lions Club

Who are the Lions?
The Whitehall Area Lions Club is a local community organization made up of men and women who join together to follow the Lions International motto “We serve.” Members volunteer their time for the betterment of the community through service and fund raising activities.

Members are constantly on the prowl searching for ways to help their communities. Lions worldwide are making great strides in the battle against preventable blindness, the war on drugs, support for youth. and assisting in humanity problem solving.

Supported Activities
Provide eyeglasses and exams for adults and children in our community who cannot afford them. Our members are at the Whitehall Public Library on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:00 am until noon taking applications.

Pilot dogs training and supplying dogs to blind individuals to enable them to be more independent.

Collect used eyeglasses to be reprocessed by Ohio State University (OSU). Anyone with any old eyeglasses can contact any Lions member or drop them off at the Whitehall Public Library.

Some of the other philanthropy projects we support, include:
  • Camp Echoing Hills
  • Central Ohio Diabetes
  • Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank
  • Charity Newsies
  • Christmas Baskets for the Whitehall Community
  • Eastview Methodist Church Food Pantry
  • Gardens at the Blind School
  • Newsreel
  • Ohio Lions Research
  • Sensory
  • Voice Corps
  • Pediatric Cancer Research

Funding Sources 
  • Host annual auction in March, held at the Woodlands. 
  • Sell refreshments at Whitehall Music in the Park Summer Concerts. 
  • Sponsor an annual spaghetti dinner in the fall.
  • Sell Rada cutlery. 
  • Host regular dinner meetings on the third Monday of each month at local restaurants.
For additional information, please contact the following individuals:
  • Judy Hinckley: (614) 861-2630
  • Erma Duffy: (614) 231-5767