Community Projects
The club provides eye exams and eyeglasses to needy children in the school system.  Screening to over 6,000+ New Britain children.  This year we are working with schools to see how COVID-19 will affect service.

The club supports many organizations in its efforts to help the sight impaired including the Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and Lions Gallery for Low Vision (Low Vision Center), New Britain EMS, YMCA, YWCA, Boys & Girls Club, Veterans Stand Down, and Rebuilding NB Together.

Supports Warm the Children Program which provided winter clothing to 700+ needy children in 2019.

Collect eye glasses (40,000+) for 3rd world countries.

Provide deserving high school graduates with much needed scholarships (including the CCSU Otto Strobino Memorial Scholarship Fund)

Operate our Free New Britain Lions Eye Clinic: Open now 1 day a week.

Support local food pantry during these difficult times.


Fundraising Projects

Howard Wry Memorial Golf Tournament

Every Fall, the club hosts this tournament Funds raised at this event are used to fund many of the Lions annual projects. Our event for 2014 will take place on August 20th at Stanley Golf Course in New Britain CT.


Holiday Poinsettia Sale

During December, the club sells poinsettias during the holiday season.






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