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Eyeglass Collection and Recycle to Use:

USED EYEGLASS DONATION BOXES

Don’t throw out your old eyeglasses or leave them in a drawer.

The following locations are collecting eyeglasses which we then recycle.  More information in the link to the program:

https://temp.lionsclubs.org/EN/pdfs/iad403.pdf

 

Paoli Hospital (desk by Cafeteria)

Tredyffrin-Easttown Elementary Schools

Paoli Hospital Foundation Office

National Bank of Malvern

Paoli Pharmacy (Rt. 30)

 

Easttown Twp. Library

ANRO Digital & Solutions  (2 boxes)

Personal Eyes (near Paoli CVS)

Chester County Optical

Dr. Siepster (Swedesford Rd., K of P)

Wayne Vision

Surrey Services (Devon)

Keller Williams Realty  - Wayne

Malvern Federal Bank – Berwyn

Pinnacle Eyewear, Lincoln Ct.,  Frazer

Malvern Federal Bank – Paoli

Gulph Mills Chiropractic, K of P

Malvern Federal Bank – Malvern

Pearle  Vision (near Paoli Acme)

 

Visual Eyes Optique (12 General Warren Blvd., Suite 700, Malvern – 610/648/9910)

Walmart – Exton

List updated 2/24/2020

                                                                                                                                                                               

 

White Cane Day Fundraisers

  • Each spring and fall, PBM Lions appear in local public spaces to solicit donations to help us provide vision-related services in the local community.  One such service is helping provide eyeglasses to children of local families in need. 
  • We also want to build awareness about the purpose of the 'white cane'. A surprising number of local individuals professed to not know what a white cane looked like and many more did not know that the PA drivers' handbook contained regulations about the courtesy drivers must extend to a blind or vision-impaired individual with a white cane, among them: 
    • When driving near a blind pedestrian who is carrying a white cane or walking with a guide dog, you must slow down, yield the right of way and be prepared to stop your vehicle in order to prevent injury or danger to the pedestrian 
    • Under rules related to pedestrians:  Yield the right-of-way (stop if necessary) to blind pedestrians, whether they have a white can or a guide dog or are led by others

Reading Glasses for Veterans

In the beginning of March, the Club delivered a donation of 140 reading glass kits including glasses, a hard case and wipe to the Veteran Center in Coatesville.

Diabetes support in the community:  We just donated a 2 year subscription of Diabetic Magazine to the Easttown Library and one year subscription of Diabetic Living to the Malvern Library. 

We donated 4 copies of our Cookbook:  Recipes to beat diabetes to the Chester County, Easttown, Malvern and Paoli Libraries. Copies of the book can be borrowed systemwide. 

 Memorial Garden at Royer-Greaves School for Blind - a garden was started in 2019 to honor Lions and their service to the community.  It is located near the front entrance of the school. 

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