Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers (LERCs) are located around the world – in Australia, Canada, France, Italy, South Africa, Spain and the United States. When you donate eyeglasses, local Lions clubs collect and ship them to a regional LERC where Lion volunteers:
Lions host 18 Eyeglass Recycling centers in the USA and around the world.
When requesting quantities of recycled eyeglasses from a LERC for mission use, your organization is responsible for:
Lions and LCIF have distributed more than 147 million doses of Mectizan to people in 15 countries around the world to treat and control river blindness.