China Council of Lions Clubs (CCLC) is a legitimate social organization engaged in the charitable cause with voluntary services. It is approved by the State Council and registered at the Ministry of Civil Affairs. It was officially established in Beijing on June 14, 2005. It organizes and guides the members to carry out various kinds of charitable services and activities in mainland, China, and communicates with Lions Clubs International and conducts international exchanges and cooperation. CCLC adheres to the road of development with Chinese characteristics. Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, we follow the principle of “founding and operating the council independently and adhering to our motto and the law”. We are led and supervised by the authority for the registration and administration of social organizations under the Ministry of Civil Affairs; we are also under the direct guidance and supervision of China Disabled Persons’ Federation. We mobilize and develop social resources and encourage and guide our members to serve. We provide a wide range of voluntary services for people with disabilities, people in poverty or in need, senior or orphaned people, people with major diseases and veterans and their family. We offer relief after natural disasters, accidents, public health events and other emergencies. We support the development of education, science, culture, health, sports and other undertakings. Our services also cover pollution prevention, environmental protection and other undertakings for public welfare.
Our members come from all walks of life, who are passionate about Social voluntary services and devoted to public welfare cause for long time. They have made achievements in their respective fields and professions and realized their public welfare ideals in the big family of CCLC.