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#WeServe Bristol


We're on a mission to serve and grow our community through volunteer services and charitable contributions. If you're ready to to serve those in need, build friendships, and be a leader in Bristol, get started now!

We are Volunteers

serving our community as a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization. No member of the Bristol Twin Cities Lions Club is compensated for their time or efforts. We rely entirely on contributors like you who are willing to donate their time, money, and resources to make our work possible. If you would like to make a difference in the communities of Bristol Virginia and Tennessee, here are some of the service projects that we're taking on this year:

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We are working with local food banks and other organizations to feed hungry children and adults suffering from food insecurity.

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We're partnering with Holston Habitat for Humanity to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter in Bristol Virginia and Tennessee!

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True to our roots as Lions, we are working with local organizations to provide free vision screenings and glasses to those in need of vision services.

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We're doing our part to keep Bristol Virginia and Tennessee clean by picking up litter along our roadways.

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We are proud to partner with local organizations to provide services to at-risk youth in our area. Sadly, there is an overwhelming population of children in our region who suffer from abuse, hunger, homelessness, poverty, and other ailments no child should have to suffer.

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We also have a large population in our region of those suffering from Diabetes. We are working to provide education and services to those in need of care for their condition.

Serving Bristol Since 1959

The Lions of Bristol have been in dedicated service since 2 November, 1959. We began our service to communities of Bristol as the 'Bristol Evening' Lions Club and though there have been a few changes over the years, our presence has never faded. The Bristol Twin Cities Lions Club is honored and dedicated to the unwavering service of our community and the world. Check out some of our wonderful volunteers doing what they do best, serving our community!

Feeding SWVA
Lion / LCIF Coordinator John Seaborn works with Feeding Southwest Virginia in service to resolving food insecurity in South-West Virginia.
Cleaning up Bristol
Lion / Past Club Secretary Bernard Via serving Bristol by keeping our community clean
Gift of Education
President Pat Burns, Treasurer Ed Burke, et al. delivered gifts for children through a toy drive by Washington-Lee Elementary School
A Haven for the Homeless
President Pat Burns, delivers requested necessities Bristol's Haven of Rest, a place for the homeless to find shelter and worship.

We value our sponsors, partners, and the organizations contributing their time, money, and resources to helping us accomplish our mission to serve Bristol!

Thank you so much to the many fine people and organizations who have joined us in our efforts to serve Bristol!

Bristol, Virginia

Thank you so much for your $100 donation to Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire. Because of your generosity, young people in our community can receive continued support here at the Club.

Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Empire

Kathy Lowdormilk, CEO
Boys and Girls Club
Bristol VA/TN

Your giving has made a material difference in the lives of the homeless, hungry, and hurting, but you have also made a spiritual difference by making it possible for us to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and change eternal destinies. You are a blessing to so many!

Haven of Rest

Brian Plank, Executive Director
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Meet Our Team

We have an exceptional team of volunteers who serve tirelessly to keep our club running. Thank you to those who have stepped up and volunteered their time to serve their club and their community!

Pat Burns

Pat Burns

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Zachary Rife

Ed Burke

Ed Burke

John Seaborn

John Seaborn

Past District Governor

Join Us every 2nd Saturday of the month at
3135 Linden Dr, Bristol, VA 24202

We meet privately in the restaurant to the left of the main entrance. If you need any assistance please feel free to ask the front desk for assistance.