Here's How Lions Are helping with Kids Vision Contact an Eyecare Professional
    Watch the Video Here are resources to help you evaluate and seek treatment




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


  Fidelco News Spring Cover The Newtown Lions Club provides major sponsorship annually for Fidelco of Ct. and has over the years provided support to Guiding Eyes for the Blind. The resources provided by these Service Dogs for the Blind is essential for people with significantly impaired vision providing independent living. By supporting the Newtown Lions you are providing support for these important services. You can also volunteer to help raise puppy's for service and help retire service dogs in your community. Guiding Eyes for the Blind Logo

  CRIS Radio The Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS), is Connecticut's only radio reading service for the eyesight impaired. You can volunteer to be a reader for this service. The Newtown Lions Club annually supports this Charity. Click the icon to learn more. Listen Now

CRIS Radio Danbury Audio feed

  The Newtown Lions Club supports Low Vision Centers of Ct. through major donations gathered from our clubs fund raising activities. This service provides visual aids to the vision impaired with no charge for these services. Click the icon to learn more about this service of the Connecticut Lions Clubs.  



This Page is under construction