Lions stands for "Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Safety ". The unofficial German interpretation is: "Life is meaningless without charity".
The Lions Club is a service or charity club founded in the USA in 1917. With almost 1.35 million members in 197 nations, it is the service club organisation with the largest membership in the world.
The Lions work with local and regional actions and assistance and support supra-regional, nationwide and also international programmes and activities.