LCIF Provides Sight and Hope in Colorado

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Melody Bettenhausen of Ensight shows Maurine how to use a closed circuit monitor/ desktop video magnifier to write a check. (Photo by Wayne Crownhart 2015)

“I’m sorry, but you are going blind. We can’t do anything about it.” For many people diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), these words can stir fear, anger…

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News Release: RPB Launches Low Vision Research Initiative

Thursday, August 13, 2015
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is launching a new research initiative to address urgent needs in understanding and treating low vision. The $1.2…

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SightFirst Grant Awarded for the Harris County Low Vision Project in Texas

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) awarded a US$164,645 SightFirst grant to the Center for Visual Rehabilitation, Robert Cizik Eye Clinic in June 2014. The project is aimed at increasing awareness…

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Providing Education for Visually Impaired Children in the Philippines

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), in partnership with Perkins International and Resources for the Blind, Inc., is training teachers and providing adaptive equipment and supplies so that blind and…

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News Release: LCIF Congratulates China on Trachoma Progress

Monday, June 22, 2015
Trachoma Screening in Tibet

OAK BROOK, Illinois, USA, June 22, 2015 – During the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, the Delegation of the People’s Republic of China shared the findings…

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