District 6SE Lions collect eyeglasses that are sent to Sterling, Colorado to be cleaned, prescriptions read, marked and boxed for mission trips to third world countries.
The Colorado Lions KidSight Program provides free vision screening and follow-up for children six months through six years. The program also provides information and education to parents about the importance of good vision for children.
The Lions of Colorado and Wyoming founded the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank in 1982. Beginning with just a handful of donors, the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank is now recognized the world over for its eye banking expertise. In any language, RMLEB means service, quality and compassion. Our extensive international network has allowed eye donors from Colorado and Wyoming to restore sight to thousands of people throughout the world.
The purpose of the Colorado Lions Foundation, a 501(c3), is to provide annual Educational Scholarships, provide matching funds and grants for humanitarian projects, provide for special promotions (i.e. Humanitarian Awards, Ann Sullivan Awards, Helen Keller Awards, Sustaining Member Program and Family Membership Grants), and manage the asset base of the foundation which includes the Colorado Lions Camp real estate and various accounts with specific designations and objectives.
The Colorado Lions Camp was first designed as a blind camp only in the early years. Now the Camp serves over 350 campers with a variety of disabilities: hearing and visually impaired, Down Syndrome, Developmentally Delayed, Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and many other physical and mental disabilities that may challenge our campers.
This Foundation was organized in 1990 by the Lions of both CO and WY to serve as the legal entity through which the Lions from both states could raise the funding that the Lions had committed to cover 1/2 the construction cost of the building in which RMLEI is located at the Univ of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Aurora CO which opened in 2001 We continue to provide a portion of the cost of additional necessary equipment used in the operation of the Clinic and Medical School teaching
It is the mission of the Ensight Skills Center to provide clients with low vision the opportunity to enhance their life skills, independence and self-confidence in a safe environment thought adaptive technology and training.
Founded by three Detroit-area Lions Clubs members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind empowers people who are blind, visually impaired or Deaf-Blind with skills for a lifetime of independent travel, opening doors that may seem to have closed with the loss of sight.
International Hearing Dogs professionally trains shelter dogs to assist individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Henderson, Colorado facility supported by Lions Clubs has kennel space for 42 dogs, training areas, and modern offices. International Hearing Dog looks forward to the future and many more years of service to persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
When you attend a 9Health Fair, you’re taking responsibility for your health. You’ll have access to an array of free and low-cost comprehensive health screenings and interactive educational centers to empower you to make healthy decisions for your life and future.