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LCIF is proud of the life-changing work our grants support all around the world. The news releases, media alerts and backgrounders listed below provide an overview of the Foundation’s latest successes.

Members of the media or others seeking additional information about these and other Foundation programs may contact LCIF Communications within Lions Clubs International Headquarters at (630) 468-7030 or via e-mail.

October 9, 2014 - Lions Clubs International Celebrates Lions World Sight Day in Iceland by Donating Medical Equipment

October 6, 2014 - Lions Clubs International Foundation Expands Sight for Kids Partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Expansion to Kenya and Turkey Celebrated on World Sight Day

May 16, 2014 — Carter Center, LCIF Announce Expanded Partnership to Pursue Elimination of Blinding Trachoma and River Blindness in Four African Countries

April 2, 2014 LCIF Promotes the Life-Saving Value of Vaccines for World Immunization Week

February 25, 2014Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention to Recognize Excellence in Uruguay

November 11, 2013 Lions Clubs International Donating US$500,000 to Relief Efforts in Philippines

October 31, 2013 LCIF Joins International Stakeholders for GAVI Alliance Vaccination Summit

September 16, 2013  Lions Clubs International to Mark Lions World Sight Day in Australia by Providing Vision Screenings

September 9, 2013  Lions Clubs International and USAID Partner to Increase Literacy in Macedonia

July 29, 2013  LCIF Shares in Celebration of River Blindness Elimination in Colombia

July 16, 2013 — LCIF Announces the Winner of the 2013 Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention

July 8, 2013 — Lions Clubs International Announces Historic Expansion of Partnership with Special Olympics

July 8, 2013 — Lions Clubs International and GAVI Alliance Partner to Protect Children from Measles

June 6, 2013  Lions Clubs International Foundation Provides Disaster Relief for Tornado in Oklahoma, USA

December 3, 2012 — Lions Clubs International Foundation Announces SightFirst 2013 Research Program Grants

November 9, 2012 — Lions Clubs International Foundation Provides Disaster Relief for Superstorm Sandy

October 22, 2012 — Wood County Schools to Implement Lions Quest

October 11, 2012 — Celebrating 10 Years of Sight for Kids on World Sight Day

September 26, 2012 — Bausch + Lomb and LCIF Award US$150,000 Grant to Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital

September 24, 2012 — Lions/PAAO Award to Recognize Blindness Prevention Excellence in Brazil

September 20, 2012 — Lions Mark Lions World Sight Day in Turkey by Providing Services for Diabetic Retinopathy

May 9, 2012 — Bausch + Lomb and LCIF Announce Research Grants to Help Fight Childhood Blindness

April 23, 2012 — LCIF celebrates World Immunization Week and the Life-Saving Value of Vaccines

March 29, 2012 — Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Donates US$85,500 to Lions Clubs International Foundation, Marking Japan Disaster Anniversary

January 19, 2012 — Lions Clubs Strengthen Philanthropy Locally and Globally, New Study Finds

January 9, 2012 — Lions Clubs International Foundation Marks Second Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

January 4, 2012 — Lions Clubs International Signs New Agreement with the World Health Organization to Hasten Fight Against Blindness Through SightFirst

December 21, 2011 — LCIF Awards US$35,000 to Support Lions' Typhoon Washi Relief Efforts in the Philippines

October 3, 2011 — Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention to Recognize Excellence in Field

September 2, 2011 — Pediatric Cataract Initiative Seeking Grant Applicants

August 29, 2011 — Lions to Mark World Sight Day in China with Community-Wide Events

August 29, 2011 — LCIF Providing Relief Following Hurricane Irene

August 16, 2011 — Lions Quest to Expand Throughout Arkansas

August 8, 2011 — Relieving Hunger in Africa

June 6, 2011 — Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Donates US$100,000, Donation to Lions Clubs International Foundation to Aid City of Sendai

June 1, 2011 — Bausch + Lomb and Lions Clubs International Foundation Bring Sight-Saving Prevention and Treatment Programs to Tianjin Hospital in China

March 18, 2011 — Lions Quest to Expand in U.S. School District, Program Receives US$100,000 Grant from NoVo Foundation

March 11, 2011 – Lions, LCIF Providing Relief for Devastated Japan

March 7, 2011 — Lions Help Reduce Number of Blind People by 26 Million

February 22, 2011 – Lions, LCIF Provide Relief for New Zealand

February 8, 2011 – Partnership Awards Research Grants to Fight Childhood Blindness

January 18, 2011 – Lions Quest: Providing Hope to 12 Million Youths and Counting

January 10, 2011 – Providing Hope in Haiti One Year Later

December 1, 2010 – Preventing Measles, Improving Health for 41 Million Children

November 2, 2010 – Lions, Partners Provide Trachoma Treatments to 10 Million in Ethiopia

September 24, 2010 – Lions Mark World Sight in Japan by Providing Services for Visually Impaired

September 19, 2010 – Opening Eyes Celebrates 10 Years: Partnership program saves sight of 200,000 athletes

September 1, 2010 – Vice President Tam Named to Pediatric Cataract Initiative's Global Advisory Council

August 27, 2010 – Lions Quest Announces Educator Award Winner

August 5, 2010 – LCIF Providing Relief for Pakistan Flooding

July 27, 2010 – Lions Join Measles Initiative, Gates Foundation Awards Grant

July 22, 2010 – LCIF Donates to UNICEF School-in-a-Box Program

July 1, 2010 – Foundation Launches Public Awareness Campaign on Sight

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