LCIF and Partners are Taking Steps to End Trachoma

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Trachoma is one of the oldest known infectious diseases. A bacterial disease, trachoma is spread easily through contact with eye discharge of infected individuals and through transmission by…

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Lions Club International to Sponsor Peach Bowl Parade

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Lions Clubs International is excited to announce that we will be the presenting sponsor for the 2015 Peach Bowl parade in Atlanta, Georgia. The Peach Bowl was founded…

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SFK Fundraising Success in New South Wales

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

On Friday, November 27, 2015, Lion Nigel Jeny from Sydney, Australia, received a telephone call asking if he would be able to stop by the Johnson & Johnson Vision…

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Trachoma: Defeating a Blinding Curse

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lions and Lions Club International (LCIF) are very active in the fight against trachoma. LCIF’s SightFirst program has awarded more than US$47 million to The Carter Center, a…

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SightFirst in South Asia

Thursday, October 15, 2015

During a recent SightFirst Advisory Comittee (SAC) meeting, nine grants were approved for vision projects in South Asia, totaling US$1,533,736. Bangladesh, District 315-B2 A US$136,063 grant was awarded to…

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