On this page, you will find our Lions relationships, all of the Service programs we participate in to help our community, and our Fundraisers to collect money, so we can help the service programs.
Multi-District 19C This sub-district covers central western Washington.
Multi-District 19 This district covers Washington, Northern Idaho and British Columbia.
Lions Clubs International Parent organization of all Lions clubs.
SERVICE PROGRAMS (Community Service)
Adopt a Street Carpenter Road between Pacific Ave and RooLan retirement community. Usually once every quarter or as needed. POC: John Christiansen
Backpacks for the Homeless POC: Berta Fender
Boy & Girl Scouts of America Troops 222. We have a long history of support for this group. POC: Pat firstname.lastname@example.org
Buddy Walk: Down’s Syndrome Kids Usually in October. POC: Tom Mitchell email@example.com
Camp Leo for children with diabetes.
Christmas Bell Ringing
Christmas Families Jerry’s Kids
Christmas Families Lacey Fire District 3 meals and toys for families in need. Sunrise donates money and time. POC: Kevin Davenport firstname.lastname@example.org 360-970-4328
Day of Caring POC: Randy Harris
Dictionaries for all 3rd Grade Students in Thurston County. POC: Paul Conroy
Earth Day POC: Bill Miller
Eyeglass Recycling Center The Lacey Eyeglass Recycling Center (LERC) Give the gift of vision by donating your old eyeglasses. Click on link for more info. POC: Judy Ann Bergvall or Roberta Pinson DROP OFF LOCATIONS
First Responders Day end of October.
Flags We put up American flags all over Lacey. POC: Pat email@example.com
Foodbank — Collection Food collection with Lions, Rotary and State Patrol. POC: Denise Keegan
Foodbank — Sorting (Thurston County Foodbank–TCFB) During the COVID19 pandemic, we gave money and volunteered, separating food from bulk into smaller packages in their facility. POC: Lyell Clark
Girl Scouts POC: Pat firstname.lastname@example.org
Hearing Aids & Exams
Homeless Backpack Program We supply the backpack and an assortment of needed items. POC: Berta Fender and Peggy email@example.com
Lacey Breakfast with Santa
Lacey Fun Fair The City of Lacey holds a spring and fall fun fair for families and kids. We do face painting and talk about Sunrise Lions. POC: Kathy firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Bridge Childhood Cancer Fund
Medical Supply Recycling POC: Lyell Carter
Project New Hope We provide family camps and retreats for veterans in an attempt to help people suffering from PTSD due to deployment related issues and job stress. Click on the name to reach our website. POC: Pat Bucknell email@example.com or Joel Graves LionJoelGraves@gmail.com
Readers for Seniors POC: Paul Martin
Medical Supply Recycling POC: Lyell Clark
Scholarships for Students POC: Nina Davenport
School District Volunteers (North Thurston School District–NTSD). Volunteers help in a variety of programs, including reading to students, editing videos during the pandemic, and other things. POC: Kathy Cross-Reece
Senior Services – Nutrition
Special Olympics Some years we support the Special Olympics
Tree Planting with Nisqually Land Trust. POC: Joel Graves
V.O.I.C.E. The Vocational Opportunities for Independent Community Employment training is a community based school-to-work employ-ability skills transition program for 18 – 21 year old students with developmental disabilities. My students practice job skills at community partner businesses and agencies. LERC has been one of our job sites for many years. POC: Nina Davenport firstname.lastname@example.org
Wheelchair Ramps People who need a ramp contact the club to have one installed. POC: Randy Harris 360-481-6254. Includes the SeniorsSafe@Home program where Lacey Fire District 3 identifies seniors who need handrails to prevent falls, then we install.
World Service Day POC: Sharon Sikes
Aluminum Can collection POC: Pat Bucknell
Apple Sales (fruit sales) in the fall–October time frame. Fresh-picked apples are purchased from orchards in eastern WA and sold here. POC: Frankie Sokso
Appleby’s Meal end of May time period. POC: John Christiansen
Bingo with spaghetti, chili, baked potatoes. POC: Carol O’Rourke
Coffee Sales POC: Peggy Rogers email@example.com
Flag Sales POC: Pat Bucknell
Golf Tournament every May we hold the Annual Lacey Sunrise Charity Golf Tournament–our main fundraiser. See Events page for details. POC: Terry Storey firstname.lastname@example.org
HATS aka ball caps with Sunrise logo. POC: Joel Graves
Pancake Breakfast POC: Carol O’Rourke
Rainier Fruit Sales POC: Donna Murr
Rest Stop Coffee and cookies on southbound Interstate 5 at Maytown–Mile Post 93. Volunteers work around the clock for two or three days. POC: Jim Perrou
Rewards Programs from your normal purchases at Amazon and Kroger’s. POC: Joel Graves
Spaghetti Bingo Night POC: Carol O’Rourke
Thurston County Fair Beginning of Aug (July 29-2 Aug 2020). We have a booth for raising funds. POC: Pat email@example.com
Tomato Plant Sales POC: Paul Martin
White Cane Days POC: Roberta Pinson and Linda Bucknell