State Lions' Projects:

Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch: Started in 1952, the Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch has been home to more than 1,500 boys between 12-18 years old who were in DHS custody and had not been successful in traditional foster care.

Oklahoma Lions Eye Bank: The mission of the Oklahoma Lions Eye Bank (OLEB) is to (1) provide cornea tissue of the highest quality for cornea transplant (2) strictly comply with Medical Standards and FDA guidelines for the recovery, evaluation and distribution of tissue (3) educate and encourage Oklahomans about the need for organ, eye and tissue donation.

Oklahoma Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit: The Oklahoma Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit (MHSU) is a tractor-trailer unit owned and operated by the Oklahoma Lions Service Foundation (OLSF). Purchased in 1998 for $178,000, the MHSU travels throughout the state.  Staffed with local Lions Club members it offers free screenings for visual acuity, hearing, glaucoma, blood pressure, blood sugar (diabetes) and bone density.

Dr. Eugene Briggs Memorial Scholarship Fund: This is an annual endowed scholarship fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation established by the Lions of Oklahoma  Specifically, it was established by an Enid Lions club to honor Dr. Briggs, former president of Phillips University and a past International Director of Lions Clubs.  This $500 scholarship is given to a graduate of an Oklahoma high school who will attend an academically accredited not-for-profit institution in the United States.  Interested students need to obtain the endorsement of a local Oklahoma Lions club.

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