Delta IOOF Lodge recently donated over 500 pair of used eyeclasses to the Delta Lions Club.
Gale Conger organized collection of used glasses on behalf of the Delta Odd Fellows for nearly 20 years, and Tom Panter has worked many years with the Delta Lions Club vision program.
Both organizations have a long history of supporting vision research and actively recycling used eyeglasses to needy individuals throughout the United States and internationally.
Conger and Panter concluded several years ago that the two community service groups working together could do more for the local, national and international communities than two working independently on virtually the same project. The members of Delta IOOF Lodge #116 and the members of the Delta Lions Club agreed that working together was a great idea. Through this joint effort, nearly 23,000 pairs of eyeglasses have been recycled. People from Delta County, the state of Colorado, the United States and throughout the world have been helped through the coordination of these two service groups. The members of both groups thank the community for their past donations and remind everyone to call any Lion or IOOF member to donate unneeded glasses.blog comments powered by Disqus