This project page lists the disctrict sponsored projects and initiatives, such as:

  • ‚ÄčLions Day at Feed My Starving Children - March 26, 2018

‚ÄčCover letter, Page 1, Page 2 and Page 3

Wellness Van 

Serving the Lions of District 5M7 for many years, the wellness van is available for your Lion's community functions.

To schedule the van for your event or for questions about the Wellness Van Program, call Dawn Prince at 763 236 3810.

To make a donation to the Wellness Van Program, send a check made out to: Mercy/Unity Hospital Foundation. Please indicate on the memo line of the check whether for the Wellness Van or Lions High School Screening Program.  Send to the following address: Unity Hospital/Lyric Building, Wellness Program, Attn: Dawn Prince, 7590 Lyric Lane, Fridley, MN 55432.

This is a 501(c)3 organization and donations are a lawful purpose donation.


Can Do Canines

The 5M7 Lions Clubs are involved with the Can Do Canines organization by providing helping hands, training dogs, and fundraising.  Check Can Do Canines website for volunteer opportunites.




Leader Dogs for the Blind provides guide dogs to people who are blind and visually impaired to enhance their mobility, independence and quality of life. Each year, over 270 students attend the 26-day residential training program to be paired with a guide dog. Lions Clubs International provide helping hands and fundraising for this very worthy organization. Check Leaderdogs for the Blind website for additional information.



Project New Hope

Project New Hope provides combat veterans and their families with the education, training, and skills necessary to manage their lives after wartime service; repair of relationships is a primary goal and, of course, have fun in the process. There is no cost to participants or families on the retreat. Check Project New Hope website for more information and a brochure.



True Friends

True Friends offers unique opportunities for people with disabilities to enjoy resident camp, respite care and supervised travel. At True Friends, everybody fits in! Check True Friends website for more information about their camps: Camp Friendship, Camp Courage, Eden Wood Center, and Camp New Hope.



Be the Match

Be The Match Foundation® raises funds to help patients in need of a bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant receive the treatment they need.   Check the Be the Match Foundation website for more information.



Eye Glass Drop Sites

Drop off your used eyeglasses here


  • Coborn's Pharmacy                             
  • Don's Auto


  • City Hall
  • Andover Optical (Riverdale Ctr)
  • Andover Opitimetric Clinic
  • Coop's Keys
  • Kottke Bus


  • AMS Employee Benefit Specialists (Buffalo)
  • Annandale Eye Clinic
  • Bergesch Computer Services
  • Oak Realty                              
  • Miller's Jewelry Store


  • Anoka American Legion            
  • Anoka City Hall                        
  • Anoka County Government Center
  • Bridge Square Optical           
  • Gearhart Funeral Home             
  • Marsh Optical                          
  • Mercy Medical Center            
  • Thurston Funeral Home              
  • Twin City Federal Bank

Big Lake

  • Coborn's
  • Hometown Eye Care                    


  • Blainbrook Entertainment Center     
  • Blaine Eye Clinic
  • Westwood Middle School
  • Blaine Senior Center
  • St Tim's Catholic Church
  • Wal-Mart
  • Christ Lutheran Church


  • Klein Bank (Downtown)
  • First Minnesota Bank (Hwy 55)
  • Buffalo Wine & Spirits (Hwy 55 E)
  • Buffalo Wine & Spirits (Downtown)
  • Cenex Service Center
  • Cub Foods Hwy 55 E
  • Community Center Hwy 25


  • Gibbons Eye Clinic
  • Cambridge Medical Center Eye Clinic
  • Herman's Bakery
  • Shalom Shop

Circle Pines

  • Anoka County Credit Union 
  • Centennial Schools  (Blue Herron)
  • Centennial Bank
  • Festival Foods  Northway                             
  • St. Marks Church
  • Centennail Fire Station 2, 7741 Lake Drive, Lino Lake

Columbia Heights

  • Tasty Pizza                               
  • Deputy Registrar (Anoka County)     
  • IPC Printing

Coon Rapids

  • Bennigan's
  • Classic Bowl
  • Coon Rapids City Hall
  • Coon Rapids VFW
  • Costco
  • Cub Foods (Northdale)
  • Cub Foods (Riverdale)
  • Emma B. Howe Northtown Family YMCA
  • Goodwill
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Peace Lutheran Church
  • Pearle Vision (Riverdale)
  • Potbelly Sandwiches
  • Select Eyecare
  • Wal-Mart (Riverdale)
  • Walgreens

Elk River

  • Coborn's Pharmacy                             
  • Elk River Star News                         
  • Evans Park Senior High Rise             
  • Local Eye Glass Clinics

Forest Lake

  • Associated Eye Lake Shoppes
  • Northeast Eye Care (Hugo)
  • Wal Mart
  • Main Street Bank
  • Dr Keven Bahr
  • St Peter's Catholic Church
  • Faith Lutheran Church
  • CarX


  • Eye Care Center                               
  • Dr Norm Reznecow's Office
  • Fridley Community Center
  • Wal-Mart
  • Fridley Plaza Ophthalmology
  • Fridley Optical


  • City Hall
  • Howard Lake
  • American Legion

 Lino Lakes

  • City Hall                                         
  • US Bank Lake Drive Office              
  • Lino Lakes Bank                               
  • St Joseph Catholic Church       
  • American Legion
  • Centennail Station 2, 7741 Lake Drive, Lino


  • Backroads Restaurant
  • Pine River State Bank
  • Orrock
  • KJ's Refuge Bar and Grill


  • Coborn's Pharmacy
  • M & L Liquors
  • Letournou's Super Valu
  • City Hall
  • Northwest Airlines Maintenance MSP Airport


  • North American Center
  • Bankwest, Rockford Office
  • Rockford Public Library


  • Presbyterian Home

Rush City

  • Rush City Clinic
  • Senior Center
  • Main Street Market

St Michael

  • Franfort Township Hall
  • Dehmer's Meat Market

Spring Lake Park

  • SLP City Hall
  • Kraus Hartig VFW                       
  • Spring Lake Park High School
  • Northtown Shopping Center  PearleVision                               
  • TCF Bank Highway 10                
  • Spring Lake Park City Hall

Taylors Falls

  • Silver Shears Salon (Center City)
  • 1st Lutheran Church
  • Methodist Church
  • Chisago House Restaurant


  • Zimmeman City Hall                   
  • Mary's Magic Mirror                  
  • Fairview Northland Clinics


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