Ackley - Geneva Lions We Meet the Needs of our Local Community and the World

Our 1.3 million men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas conduct vision and health screenings, build parks, support eye hospitals, award scholarships, assist youth, provide help in time of disaster and much more. 

Join us in making our communities and the world better places to live.


Services and Projects

  • Blood drive – 3 times per year
  • Ditch clean up
  • Prom valet parking
  • Sauerkraut Days kids pedal tractor pull
  • Sauerkraut Days tractor ride and show
  • Deliver food pantry boxes
  • Vision screening for pre school children
  • Sponsor peace poster contest
  • Help with cemetery flags
  • Collect eye glasses and hearing aids
  • Ice cream machine, grills, tables, chairs for community use
  • Hospital Equipment – lift chairs, hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, etc. at no charge for use.

Donate to

  • Legion Auxiliary
  • Operation Santa Clause
  • AGWSR Prom
  • Ackley Library
  • Ackley Food Pantry
  • (4) $250 Scholarships for Dollars for Scholars
  • Prairie Bridges Park
  • Iowa River Day Camp
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Ackley Ambulance Fund
  • Presbyterian Village for wheelchairs and beds
  • Queen Contest
  • Cougars Den
  • Children eye glasses
  • Snow cones for Bible School
  • Local Child’s Cochlear implant
  • Food certificates for needy families

Major Donations

  • Chair lift for Presbyterian Village van
  • Computer and TV for Ackley Library
  • Playground Equipment for Prairie Bridges and Ackley Park
  • Campaign Sigh First I and II for preventable blindness
  • Depot fence installation
  • Show building construction at Prairie Bridges park

State and International

  • Scholarship for a diabetic child to “Camp Herko Hollow”
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Camp Courageous scholarship
  • Iowa Lions Foundation
  • Leader dogs for the blind
  • International Youth Exchange Camp
  • Lions Club International Foundation (humanitarian disaster relief grant)