Established in 1917 by Melvin Jones, Lions Club International is the world’s largest organisation of philanthropy clubs, counting over 1,360,000 members in more than 46,000 clubs. LIONS is an acronym which stands for “Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations’ Safety”. Lions Clubs organise fundraising activities and encourage volunteering in aid of social initiatives, including support for medical research, assistance for the most vulnerable in society, building schools, libraries, health clinics and water points in developing countries, and raising awareness about environmental protection.
|Size of the stamp||40.85 x 30 mm horizontal|
|Quantity of issue||50,000 stamps|
|Note||Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations|
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