Yonkers & Local Lions Team Up with CBN/RI Senior Center

Free Eye Glasses for Seniors: Lions Club on Roosevelt Island

Jim Luce, second from left, joined Young Global Leaders and Lions as they dropped off 1,000 free glasses for seniors.
Jim Luce, second from left, joined Young Global Leaders and Lions as they dropped off 1,000 free glasses for seniors.
Photo courtesy of the J Luce Foundation

June 26th, while many focused on summer's start and July 4th celebrations, the local Lion's Club was doing good, delivering one-thousand glasses donated to seniors. They were delivered to the Roosevelt Island Senior Center and will be distributed by the Carter Burden Network.

"One-thousand glasses were delivered to the Roosevelt Island Senior Center to help senior citizens to access better vision care," Pui Chang, spokesperson for the locally based J Luce Foundation, said.

"These glasses were donated to the New York Global Leaders Lions Club via Lion Howard Berman of the Yonkers Lions Club."

It takes a team. Project contributors meet for a group photo.
It takes a team. Project contributors meet for a group photo.
Photo courtesy of the J Luce Foundation

Under the guidance of philanthropist Jim Luce, an alliance between his foundation, Young Global Leaders and two Lion's Clubs forged a partnership that will help seniors here and, through distribution within the Carter Burden Network, throughout New York City.

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