Old Glasses Wanted By Beverley Westwood Lions To Help Third World

Old Glasses Wanted By Beverley Westwood Lions To Help Third World
Old Glasses Wanted By To Help Third World

Beverley Westwood Lions are appealing to residents to donate them their old glasses.

The charitable group will have a stall this Saturday, 20 July in . They hope residents will pop along and donate their old glasses.

A spokesperson for the club said;

“We are urging to pop along this weekend and donate their old glasses. These will then be packed up and shipped to countries in the third world.”

“This is apart of a global incentive run by lions international. In the developed world around 80pc of can afford glasses, while 20pc can not.”

“When you look at the third world you need to reverse these figures, so just 20pc of those can afford glasses.”

“Once collected the glasses will be sent to a centre where they will be washed and also sorted. They are then labelled, bagged and boxed before being shipped to third world countries.”

Glasses Donated Will Help In The Third World Including Children

This incentive helps hundreds of including children who have issues with sight. While a pair of reading glasses may cost just a few pounds, in some countries it equates to a years salary.

will be collecting donations between 9AM and 1PM. They will also be holding a tombola on the stall to raise money for the charity.

As a club, raise money all year round which is mostly spent supporting local causes.

They have supported a range of charities while they have also supported local .

Throughout the year they also host events. These include the Bonfire and Fireworks on the Westwood and the New Year’s Day Fun Run.

They also say they will be using the day to promote the club. Anyone who would like to volunteer and support the work the lions do locally can find out more on Saturday.

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