Lions Recycle for Sight

For more than 80 years, individual Lions clubs have collected used eyeglasses for distribution to the needy in developing nations. Do you have an old pair of glasses you would like to donate? Recycle for Sight Eyeglass collection boxes are located in the following Newtown locations:

Village Eye Care, Dr. Joseph Young, 25 Church Hill Rd

C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main St, first floor near rear door

Nunnawauk Meadows, 3 Nunnawauk Meadows, Office Building, All-purpose Room

Newtown Community Center,8 Simpson St

The Cornerstone, Congregational Church, lower level, 14 West St

CT EYE CARE, 14 Church Hill Rd

Donation Types:


            Prescription and nonprescription lenses

            Lenses with or without frames if they are clean and in good condition

            Frames without lenses if they are clean and in good condition

            Cases if they are clean and in good condition

            Sunglasses, prescription and non-prescription

Not Acceptable

            Contact lenses

            Items not related to eyeglasses

            Single lens, all types