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Vision and Sight Conservation: About
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The Lexington Lions Club provides free vision screenings for hundreds of adults and children each

When needed, individuals are referred to a medical professional for a dilated eye exam. If the individual is without insurance and cannot afford glasses when necessary, the Lexington Lions Club will help pay for the glasses. Lexington Lions Club provides access to prescription eyeglasses and eye surgeries for individuals in need.

The club funds an annual retreat for those with blindness and a summer camp for blind children. Lexington Lions Club members assist in funding several other sight related activities. Some of these are: Kentucky Lions Eye Bank, Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation-KidSight Program, Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Radio Eye, Bluegrass Council of the Blind, Kentucky School for the Blind and Leader Dogs for the Blind.

If you are interested in promoting and supporting the Lions Club work in this area, click on the donation button.

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Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation was founded in 1954 by the Louisville Downtown Lions Club and has been governed by the Lions of Kentucky since it's inception.  With nearly 350,000 Kentuckians who are uninsured and many more who are under-insured when it comes to vision, the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation's services are in need more than ever.  

We are committed to filling the gaps that exist for many Kentuckians by providing affordable access to vision services. 

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation provides vision services through education, detection, prevention, treatment and empowerment. Through collaborative partnerships, we enable greater independence and increased quality of life for all Kentuckians while focusing on children and adults in financial need. 

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Envision Blind Sprots

Our Mission
Providing sport and physical activity opportunities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired to promote lifelong wellness.

Our Vision
To increase awareness of blind sports.
To be a resource for athletes, families, schools, and communities.
To increase the number of opportunities available for blind athletes.

For more information please contact

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Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation Vision Van

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KidSight-Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation

KidSight provides eye screenings for children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years. The first few years of a child’s life are critical in the development of good vision. The earlier those problems are detected, the more easily and successfully they can be treated.

A KidSight eye screening is easy. Lexington Lions Club members are trained to use a special camera which takes an image of the eye to detect eye disorders or vision problems. The
screening test can detect six different eye conditions with a 90% accuracy rate. If the screening indicates help is needed, parents will be referred to a professional.

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Leader Dogs for the Blind

People who are blind or visually impaired endure hardships we can barely imagine. Things that were once routine and taken for granted suddenly become insurmountable hurdles. That’s where Leader Dogs for the Blind steps in. From white cane training to matching people with a Leader Dog, we provide the tools and training to reintroduce people to a life of independence, confidence and companionship. It’s a way of living that leads to a new perspective on life.


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Visually Impaired Preschool Services

VIPS provides early intervention services to Kentucky’s youngest children with blindness and
low vision. Services include evaluations, in home visits and access to resources that help
parents and caregivers better understand and support their child with visual impairments.

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Radio Eye

Radio Eye broadcasts the reading of current news, public service and general interest programming to people who are blind and print-disabled, with the vision of producing quality programming designed to help our listening audience lead enriched, productive, and independent lives.

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Recording audio books for people with vision problems.

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This person is recording audio books for children.

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Bluegrass Council of the Blind

The mission of Bluegrass Council of the Blind is to provide resources and services to all people affected by a loss of sight, improving lives for all by empowering persons with a loss of vision to continue living independently as productive, contributing members of their community and to educate the public on the rights, abilities and needs of the blind and visually impaired. Services are available to anyone directly or indirectly impacted by the effects of a loss of sight.

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 Thanks to Bluegrass Council of the Blind, these people were able to take a trip to the Lexington Arboretum.

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Bluegrass Council of the Blind delivering food to people with vision issues.

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ITNBluegrass (Independent Transportation Network)

The goal of ITNBluegrass is to provide a community-based and community supported, economically viable and consumer-oriented, quality transportation service for seniors and visually impaired adults.

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ITN providing transportation

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ITN providing/delivering warm meals

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