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READING LIONS CLUB is a local group of volunteers who aim to promote the health and wellbeing of the Reading community by improving the local environment,  helping individuals in times of need,  supporting Reading based community groups and local charities. Every penny raised goes into our community projects. Our aim is to serve the people of Reading and make a difference. We are always seeking new and fun ways of raising money.  Lions Clubs are also members of an international network of men and women who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities across the world.

To donate on-line and support Reading Lions Club efforts just click the box Virgin-Money-Giving-logo or use our QR codeSwoofee

A simple way to support your local community 

'Round up (your bills) for Reading'  

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We need your Food Donations more... 

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Our 'Lions Den' Grant scheme 

Thanks to everyone that came along to pitch for a grant. The decisions have now been made and all successful applicants have been advised. We have allocated total grants of £11,463.00. More...  

'helping us to support local Reading community groups'

Prostate Cancer Awareness & PSA Test 

We are aiming to host another event in Autumn 2021. 

Click here to learn more about our Prostate Cancer Awareness programmes and watch this space for more news and updates on the next date.     Reading-lions-twitter-photo-2018-e1566388625102-650x400


Your support will help us continue with this valued service. 

Stand strong with Reading Lions. 

Whilst there will be no fireworks this November but it will be back in 2021. 
Follow us on facebook for details of this and other events

Fireworks 2021

See how we are helping the local Community during the crisis and beyond

Donation to New Beginnings

Do you need a Message in a Bottle? 

Message in a bottle

The Message in a Bottle Scheme is a simple idea designed to encourage people living on their own to keep their basic personal and medical details in a common location where they can be found in an emergency. Click here to see how the scheme works? 

We offer a helping hand to those in need in our local community

Recently we have:

  • Sponsored a mobile defibrillator to a local pub.
  • Provided a fridge freezer for a young Mum setting up a new home after leaving a local women's refuge.
  • Helped the local foodbank with much needed purchases.
  • Supported a young person living in isolation with a replacement TV so that she could stay connected.
  • Provided a young Mum fleeing an abusive relationship with a washing machine and TV for her new home. 

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Would you like to help your community?

Can you spare some time to help serve your community?  
The Lions Club of Reading meets two evenings a month to organise our community and fundraising events. Giving makes us all feel better for living. We have fun too and our reward is the satisfaction in what we do for others. If this sounds like something for you then why not come along to one of our meetings or join us at a fundraising event or help out at one of our community service projects. Or maybe join us for a social event (see calender of events).

We meet on the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Prudential Ibis Club, Scours Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 6AY.

For more information please call 0345 8337 431 and speak to Lion Jo Hamblin or email

Any help is gratefully received - and hopefully you will enjoy the activity!

We need your unwanted specs:

Recycling SpectaclesClick here to see how your unwanted prescription glasses can help those in need. 'The longest journey starts with the smallest step'.

Our Global Causes:Pillares of service

Every journey begins with a single step. One act of service, one encouraging word, one gift of generosity is often all it takes to bring hope where itís needed most.

Over the last 100 years, the kindness of Lions and Leos has multiplied across borders, oceans, and continents. With over 1.4 million members, we now have an opportunity to truly change our world. Thatís why weíre uniting our global service around five areas of need. These Global Causes present significant challenges to humanity, and we believe itís our turn to meet them. More...

A big thank you to all our local sponsors and supporters. With your help we are 'making a difference right her in the Reading community'. 

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Reading Bedding 2019John Stacey & Sons Ltd Rabbits vehicle hire support Reading Lions Club   CircleReading supports the Lions Club of Reading   Tony Lee & Sons supports the Lions Club of ReadingReading Male Voice Choir supports the Lions Club of Reading BBC Berkshire   Hennerton Golf ClubTilehurst Butchers   JC Engineering Products supports the Lions Club of Reading      eden supporting Reading Lions Club   Warings Bakery supports Reading Lions Club   Kingdom Coffee supports Reading Lions Club  The Prudential - The Englefield Trust  Breeze is support Reading Lions Club M Collard supports Reading Lions Club   A member of Connect Reading