Service Projects and Charities our Club Supports
We collect used donated eyeglasses:
Each year the Texas Lions Recycling Center supplies 60 - 80 misions sponsored by church groups, physicians and other organizations with used refurbished eyeglasses.
Free Glasses for Lake Travis ISD Needy Students:
Eye exams and glasses are provided to children in the Lake Travis ISD through school nurse referrals and vision voucher program.
Central Texas Lions KidSight - Vision Screening
Our club sponsors free vision screenings for children, using the PediaVision Spot, in an effort to find vision problems, some of which may be treatable if caught early.
1 in 4 children have some form of vision issue!
Our club is the original sponsor of the formation of this important 501(c)3 pending non-profit public chariy for the vision of health of the children in the Lake Travis area and Central Texas.
Visit the Foundation's site www.centraltexaslionskidsight.org for additional information.
Lone Star Lions Eye Bank:
Collects and processes donor corneas for transplantation to
the visually impaired.
Leo Club Lake Travis High School:
Helps students gain leadership skills by performing service to our community.
Texas Lions Camp:
A free camp for physically disabled and diabetic children, located on a 500+ acre site in Kerrville, TX.
Mobile Health Screening Unit:
Free screenings for hearing, vision, blood pressure, and
Provides emergency funds for local, state, and international
disaster relief efforts.
Leader Dogs for the Blind:
Donates funds towards training "seeing eye" dogs for the visually impaired.
Heart Defibrillators (AEDs):
Our club has purchased 20 AEDs for public facilities, first responder vehicles and all LTISD schools.
Lake Travis Community Library:
Helps support our new library with fund-raising events.
Lions Mobile Meals:
Our newest community service just getting underway, offering meal delivery to local residents who are either temporarily or permanently homebound and unable to prepare meals for themselves.