Lions’ Pride Shown at the Edmonton Food Bank

Posted August 19, 2021 and filed under News & Events.

Members of Edmonton Chinese Lions Club, families and friends joined other caring Edmontonians at the Edmonton Food Bank on August 7, 2021 to take part in a work-bee sorting, packing and assembling hampers for community members dealing with food insecurity. Besides the contribution to a worthy effort, it was a great opportunity for all to… Read more »

Project Report: Edmonton Food Bank 2020 in 2020

Posted April 21, 2020 and filed under News & Events.

Why are we doing this? The mandate of the Edmonton Chinese Lions Club (“ECLC”) is to build strong communities. We have chosen to direct our service efforts to 3 groups: seniors, who have set the stage for our success; youth, who will be our future; and the disadvantaged, who struggle while others prosper. 2020 in… Read more »

Operation Friendship Senior Society | Feb 26, 2020

Posted March 2, 2020 and filed under News & Events.

Lion Al Chow, on behalf of the Edmonton Chinese Lions Club, presented a cheque to Jimmy Morrison, Community Relations Supervisior and Emma Hardy, Drop In Manager, to purchase and/or replace kitchen and tableware for the McCauley Seniors Drop-In Centre. The McCauley Seniors Drop-In Centre is at the heart of the Operation Friendship Senior Society, an… Read more »

ECLC Welcomes the Year of the Rat

Posted January 27, 2020 and filed under News & Events.

On January 25, 2020 the Edmonton Chinese Lions Club welcomed the Year of the Rat alongside the residents, staff, and volunteers of the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre’s Ming Ai Unit. The club was the main sponsor of the event, which included a traditional lion dance by the Chinese Freemasons Athletic Club and a cultural… Read more »

Citizenship Awards Project 2018/19

Posted September 19, 2019 and filed under News & Events.

Results and Feedback We are pleased to report the continued success of our four-decade tradition of recognizing young students serving their school community with dedication. Grounded in the old saying, “It takes a village to raise a child”, our awards program is a joint effort between our Club, teachers and a local business. Starting with… Read more »

ECLC feeds 700 kids in 25 minutes | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Posted July 5, 2019 and filed under News & Events.

The Edmonton Chinese Lions Club returned to Edmonton’s Food Bank for a third year in a row for our Summer Snack Kits for Kids event on June 18, 2019. The event began in 2017 with 100 kits packed full of snack items for children during the summer school break. Kids who qualify for hot meal… Read more »

Casino Volunteers Required | Aug. 27 & 28, 2015

Posted June 8, 2015 and filed under News & Events.

Volunteers are needed to help run the Edmonton Chinese Lions Club’s biggest annual fundraiser! We’ll be at Century Casino (13013 Fort Road) on Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28, 2015 to raise money for our projects throughout the year. We need help on both days from 9 AM  to 3:15 AM (most shifts are in the evening, starting… Read more »

Over $28,000 raised for Nepal Relief Fund

Posted May 26, 2015 and filed under News & Events.

The Nepal Fundraiser of May 20,  2015 was a complete success! Such an enjoyable atmosphere with great food as usual. President Angie Loo and her committee Lions Al Chow, Bob Hiew, Eugene Chow, Stacey Chan and Douglas Lim did an excellent job in pulling this fundraiser together at the last minute. The Edmonton Chinese Bilingual… Read more »

Fundraising dinner for victims of Nepal earthquake

Posted May 8, 2015 and filed under News & Events.

Fellow Lions, friends, and family: Nepal needs our help! Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, was hit with the worst earthquake in recent memory on April 25th, 2015. The 7.9 magnitude quake destroyed villages and monuments, and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest and in Langtang valley. The world news media has reported… Read more »