The Lions of Illinois Foundation offers extensive partner resources for the visually and hearing impaired.

From information to applications, we can assist you.

Thanks to our partner resources, we can connect you with additional resources. Click on the organization’s name to visit their website and learn more:

American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Associations leads the fight against the consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by the disease through funding research, delivering services, providing information, and giving a voice to those denied of their rights.

CaptionCall by Sorenson: This company uses the most advanced voice-recognition technology, captioning agents, and a fast transcription service to display written captions of what a caller is saying on a large, easy-to-read screen.  

Center for Sight & Hearing: An organization dedicated to restoring hope in the lives of those with hearing and vision loss by combining technology and personalized service.

Chicago Lighthouse: A social service organization serving blind, visually impaired, disabled, and Veteran communties with comprehensive vision care and support services.

Educational Center for the Visually Impaired: A organization that helps with skill development and social connection.

ScripTalk by En-Vision America: A company that provides high-tech products for pharmacies. The company has spearheaded many label-related innovations, including ScriptAbility Dual Language/Translation, Braille, Large Print, and Talking and Controlled Substance Safety Labels (CSSLs).

Eversight: A non-profit organization dedciated to restoring sight and preventing blindness through donation, transplant, and research.

Green Closet Creative: A full-service advertising and marketing agency that works with both for-profit and NFP clients. They worked with Lions of Illinois to create this beautiful new website!

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired: A non-profit school that creates personalized learning opportunities for blind or visually impaired individuals, their family members, and professionals.

Illinois College of Optometry: One of the world’s leading optometric institutions, dedicated to developing highly qualified clinical optometrists through excellent optometric education.

Leader Dogs for the Blind: A guide-dog program that empowers visually impaired, blind, or Deaf-Blind persons with skills and independence.

Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute (UIC): The cornerstone of vision research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Scientists search for underlying causes of macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. UIC also serves as our Hearing Aid Bank.

Lions International: The world’s largest service organization dedicating to helping communities, meeting humanitarian needs, and promoting international understanding through Lions Clubs. For the Lions International Certificate of Insurance, click here. Become a member today.

Lions of Illinois Inc: The Multiple District website of Lions of Illinois – The Birth Place of Lionism.

Pearle Vision: The neighborhood EyeCare Center committed to helping individuals care for their eyes. Lions may receive a discount through our Sight Pass.

Second Sense: An organization that inspires their clients to move beyond vision loss and believe in their abilities. They offers client centered training in a supportive environment, teaching new skills, building confidence, and helping their clients realize their value in the community. 

Spectrios Institute for Low Vision: An organization that provides a comprehensive visual rehabilitation program that includes low vision evaluation, counseling, and instruction of daily living skills and technology use.

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum: A forum developed for leaders to motivate and educate attendees, provide an open exchange of ideas, and support the progams and goals of Lions International.

Lions of Illinois Foundation Resources

For more information on Lions of Illinois Foundation programs, fundraising campaigns, and the Endowment Fund view our brochures page.

For forms, applications, and press releases on our programs, fundraising campaigns, and the Endowment Fund, view our forms page.

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