Salmon Creek Lions Foundation , EIN 46-3418367 , is an affiliate of the Salmon Creek Lions Club, www.salmoncreeklions.org
SALMON CREEK LIONS CLUB ACTIVITIES
Club members collect an average of 1,200 used eyeglasses annually from collection boxes located in grocery stores and various retail establishments in the Salmon Creek area to be sent to the LERC Warehouse in Lacey, Washington for recycling, cataloging, processing and distribution to medical missions in third world countries.
Club members cook and serve free lunch, consisting of hamburgers, hot dogs, condiments and soft drinks to participants, parents, friends and volunteers at the Felida Kids 4th of July Parade, held each year at Felida Park.
The Club participates in the Clark County Children’s Home Society Back to School Fun Fair, cooking and serving free lunch to kids, parents and volunteers each August at the Society location in Vancouver.
The Club participates in the annual Clark County Sheriff’s Open House and Safety Fair, cooking and serving free lunch to volunteers and attendees, in addition to manning a Lions Information Table, each September.
The Club partners with Clark County Fire District No. 6 to inspect and replace defective smoke alarms and batteries bi-annually in low income housing.
Since its inception in 1982, the Club has participated in the annual Walk and Knock Food Collection, held the first Saturday of each December, collecting, packaging and distributing food to the local Food Warehouse for distribution to needy families.
The Club holds an annual Christmas Party in partnership with “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” providing gifts for underprivileged kids.
Club members participate in the annual Thomas Jefferson Middle School “Kids in Need” Christmas Party, each December.
Club members ring bells for the Salvation Army each December, securing donations for their Christmas programs for the needy.
The Club partners with the Vancouver Lions Club each March at their annual Carnival for the Washington State School for the Blind, cooking and serving free hot dogs and hamburgers, condiments and soft drinks to kids, parents, volunteers and friends.
The club has made annual contributions to Lions Club International Foundation, Lions Sight Foundation of Clark County, and others.