Chartered in 1928, the Del Rio Host Lions Club is one of the oldest and largest of the more than 45,000 clubs that constitute the International Association of Lions Clubs.

The Del Rio Host Lions Club provides eyeglasses and hearing aids for low-income school-age children, vision screening, and diabetes awareness programs for the local community. Lions of Del Rio provide funding to support the Texas Lions Camp for Disabled Children, the Lions Low Vision Research Center at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, and the Children’s Christmas Shopping Spree. College scholarships are awarded by the Del Rio Host Lions Club to area students each year.