The Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OLSHF), local Lions Club members and parent volunteers will screen the vision of approximately 150,000 students this year in Oregon. Up to 8 volunteers are needed per day at elementary schools to assist… Read More
During program year 2014-15 we achieved the following: Vision screening: 138,914 children screened at 485 schools; 10.1% referral rate. Hearing screening: 19,005 children screened at 96 schools; 9% referral rate.
The LEAP (Lions Eyeglasses Assistance Program) Optical Finishing Lab produces low cost eyeglasses for people throughout Oregon who qualify. For years, the Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OLSHF) has been tackling the growing problem of providing eye exams and glasses to… Read More
Last year, the Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation provided over 124,000 in-need Oregonians with FREE cataract surgeries, hearing and vision testing, prescription eyeglasses, hearing aids, school and community health screenings and much more.If you, or someone you know needs vision or hearing assistance, please click here.
We’ve surpassed our initial 2020 Vision benchmark by screening 52,000 school children for vision and hearing in 2013. In 2014 we are on target to exceed 70,000 children by the end of the school year. On average, we screen about 20 children every 15 minutes.
About The Program In 1925, Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “Knights of the Blind in the crusade against darkness” during the Lions Clubs International Convention. Today, volunteers of the Lions Clubs of Oregon work diligently to raise funds… Read More