Lions Club look­ing for used eye­glasses

The Southwest Booster - - NEWS -

The Swift Cur­rent Lions Club is hop­ing com­mu­nity mem­bers will give the gift of sight dur­ing White Cane Week.

The Lions are again col­lect­ing used eye­glasses which are re­cy­cled for use in third world coun­ties for in­di­vid­u­als who can­not af­ford glasses. They are set­ting up a col­lec­tion box in the Swift Cur­rent Mall dur­ing White Cane Week on Feb. 6 to 12, and they will have a col­lec­tion ta­ble set up on Feb. 12 dur­ing a drop off day. They al­ready have 500 pairs of glasses do­nated, and are aim­ing to sur­pass the 4,600 glasses they col­lected last year.

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