Sight for more eyes

Central and North Burnett Times - - FRONT PAGE - ❏ Bran­don Livesay

SCOUTS were see­ing dou­ble as they sorted do­nated sec­ond-hand glasses.

The Gayn­dah Scouts Group has joined forces with the lo­cal Lions Club for the Re­cy­cle for Sight pro­gram.

The scouts sorted through more than 200 pairs to find those that could give the gift of sight to peo­ple in third-world coun­tries.

Re­cy­cle for Sight is a Lions ini­tia­tive in which specs are col­lected, re­paired and cleaned be­fore be­ing sent overseas.

The lo­cal scouts were hap- py to help... and try on the cra­zi­est pairs of spec­ta­cles they could find.

The Queens­land Re­cy­cle for Sight pro­gram has sent more than 12 mil­lion pairs of glasses overseas in 12 years.

If you have any old glasses to do­nate, they can be left at Gayn­dah’s LJ Hook­ers.

Ph­hoot­too:: Br­raan­nd­doonn Lli­ivveessaayy

SEE­ING THE LIGHT: Gayn­dah Scout Group mem­bers try on pairs of spec­ta­cles while help­ing out with the Re­cy­cle for Sight ini­tia­tive.

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