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?

“I am Indebted and Will Do Anything For You”

Somehow I’ve gone over a half of century in my lifetime without requiring any type of surgical procedure (that sound you hear is me knocking on wood). How many surgeries have you had: One? Two? More than five?… Read More

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Please Support SB 259 – Vision Screenings for Oregon Students

Why Some Oregon Students are Failing: 25% of all children have an undiagnosed vision problem, and students who can’t read at grade level are 13 times less likely to graduate from high school. What would SB 289 Do?… Read More

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Lions Day at the Capitol flyer

We’re #48!

Okay, so that doesn’t sound quite as cool as “We’re #1!” does it? The reality is that here in Oregon, when it comes to High School graduation rates, somehow we are…#48. Many factors play into why some students… Read More

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