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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Today is White Cane Safety Day!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

On White Cane Safety Day, Lions everywhere work to increase awareness about white cane traffic safety. In 1921, James Biggs, a photographer from Bristol, England, became blind following…

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Kentucky Children Gain Better Vision

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Every child in every Head Start program in Kentucky— that’s the new target population for the KidSight program in Kentucky. Children in Head Start often do not have…

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SightFirst Funding for Research

Thursday, September 10, 2015

With funds raised through Campaign SightFirst II, SightFirst is able to support new project areas aimed at providing “vision for all.” These include vision rehabilitation and education for…

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