Keeping the Promise

Last year, your Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation screened, treated, and saved the sight and hearing of over 200,000 children and adults.

If you, or someone you know needs vision or hearing assistance, please click here.

Keep the Promise

In 1925, deaf-blind activist Helen Keller challenged the Lions International Convention audience with these words: “Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness, no little deaf, blind child untaught, no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have sight, your hearing, you who are strong and brave and kind. Will you not constitute yourselves Knight of the Blind in this crusade against darkness?”

As Lions, we made a promise, and we’ve kept it for almost 100 years.

Won’t you help us keep the promise?

Cataract Surgery: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Since it’s still June, there’s still time to wish everyone a Happy National Cataracts Awareness Month! I know, I know, seems like it keep coming earlier every year, doesn’t it? Did you know that all of us –… Read More

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Proposals or People – What Do Nonprofits Need Most?

I wrote my first grant proposal in 1997 to fund a summer entrepreneurship project for adjudicated youth in Paterson NJ with AmeriCorps VISTA. The funder awarded us the full amount – $50,000. Beginner’s luck I thought, that was… Read More

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Dr. Straiko – One of Our Knights of the Blind!

The Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OLSHF) is grateful for having vision and hearing partners throughout Oregon that discount and donate healthcare so that our most vulnerable neighbors have the gift of sight and sound, fulfilling a… Read More

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