Mountain Lions Recycle for Sight

As spring cleaning gets under way, the Red Feather Lakes Mountain Lions are asking people to look through dresser drawers and closets for used eye glasses to donate to the Lions’ Recycle for Sight program.

The Mountain Lions collect used prescription eyeglasses and prescription and non-prescription sunglasses as part of a unique recycling program. The collected glasses are sent to the Colorado Correctional Facility in Sterling, where the prisoners sort, categorize by prescription, clean and package the eyeglasses for distribution to developing countries where eye care is often unaffordable and inaccessible.

By Sandra Beavers, President

To donate glasses, place them in the specially marked Lions Recycle for Sight collection boxes in the post office and the community library in Red Feather Lakes.

The Mountain Lions are service volunteers who are trying to meet the needs of our mountain area community. We all share a common belief that a community is what we make it.

For more information or to get involved, contact Eunice Michalka at 970-881-3990 or RFLmountainlions@msn.com.

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