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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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 Standard grant to the Center for Visual Rehabilitation, Robert Cizik Eye Clinic in June 2014. The project is aimed at increasing…

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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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SightFirst Grant at Work in Vietnam

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Ho Chi Minh City cataract patients

The Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients (SAPP) in Ho Chi Minh City has received a US$50,000 Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) SightFirst grant to provide free small incision cataract surgeries…

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News Release: Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez Wins the 2015 Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention

Thursday, July 2, 2015
LCIF Foundation

Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, June 23, 2015—Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) are pleased to announce Dr. Virgilio Galvis Ramirez of Colombia…

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