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Eye Glass Donation and Recycling                                 

We can recycle your eye glasses

You can help us and help others in a very easy meaningful way by donating your old or no longer used glasses.  The Lions organization has gained worldwide recognition for our work to improve sight.  It began in 1925 when Helen Keller challenged Lions to become "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness".  The Lions accepted, and today, sight programs remain one of our defining causes. 

Eye Glass collection box located in the Los Gatos Town Plaza  bus shelter, on the corner of Santa Cruz Ave. and Main St.  It's the blue and yellow mail box Put your glasses in the box any time .......or drop them off at one our annual White Cane Days collection locations on October 3-4, 2019. 

Glasses can also be dropped off anytime during business hours at Los Gatos Eye Care, 15563 Union Ave, Los Gatos, and at blue illusion, women's boutique, located at Old Town, 50 University Ave., Los Gatos, suite D-200, and at their Menlo Park store, 779 Santa Cruz Ave. You will receive a $25 gift voucher when you drop off your glasses at blue illusion Minimum purchase $50, redemption restrictions apply.

The Lions who made this happen are Jeff and John Lochner.

 


Los Gatos Lions support the Diabetes Youth Families, DYF, https://dyf.org/   DYF supports families and individuals with Type One Diabetes.  The Los Gatos Lions recently gave $7,500 to support their cause and to help provide services at the Diabetes Youth Camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Los Gatos Lions Club presenting a $25,000 check to the Los Gatos Veteran Memorial Foundation.  The check was presented on January 17, 2018.


Lions club volunteers constructed the addition to the Scout Hut.  Construction of storage addition for Boy Scout Troop 539.  Completed November 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Reed Graham Memorial Drinking Fountain

Special tribute and memorial honoring former Lion Reed Graham was installed March 2018, on the Los Gatos Creek Trail, off Miles Ave. The Reed Graham Memorial Drinking Fountain was donated by the Los Gatos Lions Club from funds that were in the Graham memorial fund. Reed was a long time actively involved community member, coached youth sports, joined Lions Club in 1975, Past President in 1985, and chaired the Christmas Parade beginning in 1990. Reed passed away March, 2009. This is a wonderful tribute and memory of Reed. As an added note, Reed marched in the first Christmas parade in 1956.

 


LGHS Snack Shack cleaning and renovating project

 


White Cane Days annual collection


Flag Day presentation at Loma Prieta School, with Lion Carla Nespole. Each year the Los Gatos Lions go to all the Los Gatos elementary schools and make presentations giving history and information about the American Flag.  Each student receives a flag.

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