Some of the activities the Gates Greece Lions have participated in:  

  • Volunteered at the 2015 Beep Baseball World Series at the Grace and Truth Sports Park.
  • Volunteered at the 2018 Beast of the East tournament and provided welcome bags to visually impaired beep baseball teams.
  • Donated funds to the Greece Public Library for the purchase of large print and audio books for the blind and visually impaired.
  • Participated in the Spruce Up Greece Campaign.
  • Collection of used prescription eyeglasses and non-prescription sunglasses for redistribution to third world countries.  Collection boxes are located at:
Greece Community Center
Eyemart Express
Lodestri Foods
America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
ReHouse Architectural Salvage
  • Sent Christmas stockings to military members overseas.
  • Donated toys at Christmas.
  • Rang bells to support the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign. 
  • Delivered Thanksgiving food baskets.
  • Provided scholarships to high school seniors.
  • Provided glasses to those unable to provide for themselves.
  • Conducted vision screening for pre-school children.
  • Gave awards to high school student volunteers.
  • Provided residents with temporary loans of medical equipment like walkers, wheelchairs, and shower chairs.
  • Purchased radios for the blind in our community as part of WXXI's Reachout Radio program.
  • Sponsored and participated in Halloween parties for senior citizens living in adult homes.
  • Donated to ABVI/Goodwill (Association of Blind and Visually Imparied)  We purchased a money reader and ticket scanner for the Goodwill store in Stoneridge Plaza. This allows visually impared individuals to work at the store.
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