Our mission is to serve the visually disabled.
We accomplish our mission by providing eyeglasses
and eye exams to children and adults
in financial need.

About Us

Washoe County Lions Sight Conservation Committee is a 501(c)(3) charitable program sponsored by local Reno-Sparks area District 46, Nevada Lions Clubs (Reno Arch, Reno Cigar, Reno Host, Reno Plumb Lane, SparksGreenbrae, Sparks Spanish Springs, and UNR Centennial) and the Reno Host and Wooster (High School) LEO Clubs.

The program focuses on providing services to children and adults who are referred for eye examinations andeyeglasses. The services are provided FREE to deserving children and adults in financial need.

The Committee receives referrals and applications through schools, community service agencies, and individuals throughout Washoe County. We evaluate the individual needs and coordinate all services.

The eye examinations are personal donations of time and service by more than 20 extremely dedicated optical professionals. The Committee schedules the eye examinations and eyeglasses are ordered and provided for an average cost of $125 per pair.

The Committee also offers information and referrals for Lions sight-related services, in particular the Lions Eye Foundation of California-Nevada, Inc. Since its formation in 1977, the Committee has expended more than $500,000 in aidingover 10,000 children, women, and men in the Washoe County area.

Questions regarding child referrals should be directed to your child's school nurse (as available) for applications and to help coordinate services.
Adults may apply directly to on their own or child's behalf.
P.O. Box 11935 — Reno, NV 89510
Committee Chairman Larry Chapin — 775-626-2112

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