In 1917, a Chicago businessman named Melvin Jones had a vision of an organization that could provide service to those in need. Today, Lions Clubs International is the largest service organization in the world with approximately 1.4+ million members in over 46,000 clubs.
To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service
To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.
The Lions Clubs International Headquarters building, located in Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, is home to approximately 330 employees. International Headquarters is an important resource for all Lions. While your communications with some divisions and departments may be more frequent than with others, each of the divisions and departments at International Headquarters is ready to offer you assistance and advice, whenever needed.
The office is open to Lions and the general public from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday.