Who We Are

About Rotary Club of Lions Gate

The Rotary Club of Lions Gate was founded in 1978, now 40 Years ago. Over this period, our Club has become a strong member based North Shore and often International community support organization, with its membership efforts and financial support.

Our Club is primarily known for its 30 year (TBC) organization of the Canada Day daytime event at Waterfront Park and its leadership (with other Rotary Clubs) of the annual Operation Red Nose, drive home with safety, the month before Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

How We Support The Community

Local Programs

  • Annual North Vancouver High School Scholarships to special needs students;
  • Annual Boys & Girls Clubs (Norvan Club) Camperships and other member support;
  • AED and CPR Training to 5 North Vancouver High School teachers and students (New program) delivered by the ACT Foundation;
  • Annual financial and member support to the North Shore Youth Safe House, operated by the Hollyburn Family Services Society;
  • Artists for Kids and One to One Literacy, annual financial support; and
  • Sponsorship of the Windsor High School Interact and North Shore Rotaract community support clubs; the Adventures in Citizenship award, Student Youth Exchange and Youth Leadership Training programs for North Shore Youth.

International Programs

  • A Founder and a supporter of BCs World Help Network to provide containers of medical equipment and other supplies to needy nations of the world, and in our Club’s case to Chile, Ukraine, east Africa and others;
  • Leading the organization and completion of a Trades Training Centre for Hearing Impaired Youth in Bali, Indonesia;
  • Continual administration and financial support to small lending projects in Africa & SE Asia facilitated through the Kiva organization;
  • Financial support to Shelter Box Canada for disaster support, water supply programs in Africa and Disaster relief for those affected by fires in BC and Ft. McMurray and Earthquake in Mexico.

Fundraising Event Images

Community Fundraising

By The Numbers

Funds Raised For Charity

in excess of $110,000

Yearly Donations


Volunteer Hours Donated

240 hours

Funding of these projects would not be possible without the financial support of its Corporate & Individual sponsors and its Members.  Our Community fundraising events also play an important source of funding, supported by the public, contributors and members.

Rotary Lions Gate

Corporate Sponsors

jim pattison subaru north shore
neptune terminals
port of vancouver logo
econo moving and storage
ok tire north shore
government of canada

We are always looking to partner with local businesses, if you are looking to support the North Shore community contact us today!

Rotary Lions Gate

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