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Lions Traditional Candy Day

Your local Lions Club needs your help. For over 40 years, Lions Clubs help raise funding for the 13 programs and services that the Lions of Illinois Foundation provides to communities throughout Illinois On October 13, 2017 Lions Candy Day, your local Lions Club members and volunteers will be visible on the streets of your community. Stop and say "hi" to your local Lions club member. Any donation made, whether big or small, is greatly appreciated. As a thank you, you will receive a roll of Lions mint candy. All donations are used to help the visually and hearing impaired. We look forward to seeing you on October 13th.

Seeing is Believing-Low Vision Programs for Students

The Low-Vision Program for Students is designed to help severely visually impaired youth make the most of their remaining sight. The Lions of Illinois Foundation Partners with Spectrios Institute for low vision, the Illinois College of Optometry, and the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind to provide a FREE comprehensive visual evaluation to Illinois students in grades K-12. Referral of students are made by special education staff employed by the Illinois Board of Education.