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The Lions Humanitarian Award

The Lions Humanitarian Award

The Lions Humanitarian Award is the highest honor of the association given to an individual or an organization with exemplary humanitarian efforts. This award includes a grant from LCIF of up to US$250,000 for continuing humanitarian activities. Lions clubs members may nominate deserving philanthropists, and the international president of Lions Clubs International and the LCIF chairperson select the winner. Prior recipients are listed below, in order of fiscal year.

SlName CountryFlagYearAwarded For
50José AndrésSpain2022-24for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
49Dr. Helena NdumeNamibia2021-23for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
48Professor Choi YoungsikSouth Korea2020-22for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
47Lee Gil YaKorea2019-21for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
46Dr. Denis MukwegeCongo2018-20for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
45Doctors Without BordersFrance2017-19for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
44Dr. Prathap C. ReddyIndia2016-18for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
43Mr. Stan Brock, founder of Remote Area MedicalEngland2015-17for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
42Save the ChildrenUnited Kingdom2014-16for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
41David FosterCanada2013-15for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
40Andrea BocelliItaly2012-14for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
39China Disabled Persons FederationChina2011-13for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
38Rev. Franklin GrahamUnited States2010-12for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
37Wangari MaathaiKenya2009-11for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
36Rev. Chris RileyAustralia2008-10for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
35Muhammad YunusBangladesh2007-09for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
34Dr. Timothy ShriverUnited States2006-08for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
33Shri Dipchard Savraj GardiIndia2005-07for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
32Dr. Arnall PatzUnited States2004-06for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
31Dr. Billy Jang Hwan KimKorea2003-05for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
30Greg SmithUnited Kingdom2002-04for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
29Hugh O’BrianUnited States2001-03for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
28Barbara HendricksUnited States2000-02for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
27Jim StovallUnited States1999-01for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
26His Majesty King Bhumipol AdulyadejThailand1998-00for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
25Dr. Martha MacGuffieUnited States1997-99for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
24Dr. Zilda Arns NeumannBrazil1996-98for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
23Jimmy CarterUnited States1995-97for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
22Sonia GandhiIndia1994-96for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
21Dr. Arthur JampolskyUnited States1993-95for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
20Arvind N. MafatlalIndia1992-94for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
19Dr. Carl KupferUnited States1991-93for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
18Dr. Douglas CosterAustralia1990-92for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
17Dr. Newton Kara JoseBrazil1989-91for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
16Dr. M.C. ModiIndia1988-90for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
15Operation Eyesight Universal (OEU)Canada1987-89for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
14Dr. Robert C. Gallo and Dr. Luc MontagnierUnited States/France1986-88for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
13Mother TeresaIndia1985-87for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
12W. Clement StoneUnited States1984-86for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
11Nancy ReaganUnited States1983-85for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
10Art LinkletterCanada1982-84for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
9Koki TaihoJapan1981-83for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
8Robert W. WoodruffUnited States1980-82for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
7The Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco (Daughters of Mary Help of Christians)Italy1979-81for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
6Rev. Robert RumballCanada1978-80for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
5Sir John WilsonEngland1977-79for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
4Orlando Villas BoasBrazil1976-78for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
3Dr. Jules SteinUnited States1975-77for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
2Danny ThomasUnited States1974-76for exemplary humanitarian efforts.
1Danny KayeUnited States1973-75for exemplary humanitarian efforts.

The Lions Humanitarian Award Laureates (2030 ~ 2021)

José Andrés

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2022-24

Helena Ndume

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2021-23

Choi Youngsik

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2020-22

Lee Gil Ya

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2019-2021

The Lions Humanitarian Award Laureates (2020 ~ 2011)

Denis Mukwege

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2018-20

Doctors Without Borders

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2017-19

Prathap C. Reddy

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2016-18

Stan Brock

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2015-17

Save the Children

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2014-16

David Foster

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2013-15

Andrea Bocelli

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2012-14

China Disabled Persons Federation

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2011-13

Franklin Graham

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2010-12

Wangari Maathai

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2009-11

The Lions Humanitarian Award Laureates (2010 ~ 2001)

Chris Riley

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2008-10

Muhammad Yunus

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2007-09

Timothy Shriver

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2006-08

Dipchard Savraj Gardi

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2005-07

Arnall Patz

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2004-06

Billy Jang Hwan Kim

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2003-05

Gregory Smith

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2002-04

Hugh O’Brian

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2001-03

Barbara Hendricks

The Lions Humanitarian Award 2000-02

Jim Stovall

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1999-01

The Lions Humanitarian Award Laureates (2000 ~ 1991)

King Bhumipol Adulyadej

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1998-00

Martha MacGuffie

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1997-99

Zilda Arns Neumann

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1996-98

Jimmy Carter

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1995-97

Sonia Gandhi

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1994-96

Arthur Jampolsky

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1993-95

Arvind N. Mafatlal

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1992-94

Carl Kupfer

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1991-93

Douglas Coster

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1990-92

Newton Kara Jose

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1989-91

The Lions Humanitarian Award Laureates (1990 ~ 1973)

Murugappa Channaveerappa Modi

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1988-90

Operation Eyesight Universal (OEU)

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1987-89

Robert C. Gallo & Luc Montagnier

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1986-88

Mother Teresa (Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu)

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1985-87

W. Clement Stone

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1984-86

Nancy Reagan

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1983-85

Art Linkletter

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1982-84

Koki Taiho

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1981-83

Robert W. Woodruff

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1980-82

The Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1979-81

Robert Rumball

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1978-80

Sir John Wilson

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1977-79

Orlando Villas Boas

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1976-78

Jules Stein

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1975-77

Danny Thomas

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1974-76

Danny Kaye

The Lions Humanitarian Award 1973-75