Vision, Hearing, & Diabetes

The St. Petersburg Lions Club and Foundation are part of an international network of Lions with resources throughout the World.  The following partner agencies are recognized for their special contributions to Vision, Hearing and Diabetes Programs.


The Sight Clinic at the Sunshine Center

330 5th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701


KidSight USA

District 35-I Lions Sight Foundation, Inc.

Lion Howard Freedman, MD, President,


Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc.

5735 Rio Vista Drive, Clearwater, FL 33760


LensCrafters: The OneSight Vision Van


Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Tampa Bay:  Eye Camp;


Pinellas County: Project Homeless Connect


St. Anthony’s Hospital LifeHelp Nutrition & Diabetes Center

Ruth Frederick, Diabetes Nurse Educator,


The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg

8495 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo, FL 33777

Kieran Gabel, Diabetes Prevention Program Director,


The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research &

The Lions Eye Institute Foundation

1410 N 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605, Telephone 813-289-1200


The Lighthouse of Pinellas

6925 112th Circle, #103, Largo, FL 33773, telephone 727-544-4433


The Conklin Centers for The Blind

405 White Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Telephone 386-258-3441

Guide Dog Foundation For the Blind, Inc.

371 E Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787, Telephone 631-930-9000 or 800-548-4337


Southeastern Guide Dogs

Campus, 4210 77th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221, Telephone 941-729-5655

Outreach Center, 316 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Telephone 727-498-6582


Additional Resources


The National Federation of the Blind


The Foundation Fighting Blindness


The Vision Council /


All About Vision


The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology


National Prevent Blindness


American Foundation for the Blind


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