Franklin Lions Club

Franklin Lions Club Serving Franklin, Massachusetts and raising funds for eye research and other charitable efforts since 1945.

The Franklin Lions Club is a civic-minded group of men and women who have historically demonstrated compassion and concern for others and a willingness to contribute to the community. Franklin Lions are part of the largest service organization in the world, serving people both in their communities and in 206 countries. Our motto is "WE SERVE". (credit to Medway Lions)

Helen Keller's forgotten Oscar
Helen Keller's forgotten Oscar

Helen Keller's forgotten Oscar

She’s best known as an activist and author, but the deafblind icon also had a moment in the Hollywood spotlight.

On April 15, Kristine & I will be participating in the Blindfold Challenge raising money for National Braille Press.  We...
Click here to support Blindfold Challenge 2017 by Kristine Shanahan

On April 15, Kristine & I will be participating in the Blindfold Challenge raising money for National Braille Press. We will be walking/jogging the last 5K of the Boston Marathon route. We changed roles this year as Kristine will be blindfolded and I am the guide. This will allow her to see what visually impaired runners experience in training and competing.

All funds raised go to this great non-profit organization that works diligently to provide paper & electronic press to the visually impaired. This is so important in order for them to keep up with their sighted peers in both school and work. Please share this post!!

Thank you!

As Helen Keller once said in her address to Lions at the International Convention, "Imagine how you would feel if you lost your sight tomorrow. Picture yourself stumbling and groping at noonday as in the night, your work, your independence gone! In that dark hour wouldn't your heart cry out for a fr...


Courtesy of Lion Kristine:
Franklin Lions hosting a clothing and shoe drive.

Clothing and Shoe Drive
Franklin Lions will be collecting used clothing including shirts, pants, dresses, ties, belts, hats, coats, sheets, blankets, and shoes.
When: Now till March 17th
Where: Email the Franklin Lions to arrange pick up. Drop off locations coming soon!
Contact: [email protected]


PO Box 3
Franklin, MA

General information

The Franklin Lion's meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7p, Alumni Restaurant.


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