Melvin Jones Eye Care Foundation

This activity is solely supported by the Lions of District 13 OH4. Its been in existence well over thirty years first as an eye bank and now as a full service sight prevention program. The Foundation provides financial assistance to individuals in obtaining needed vision care including eye exams; to provide for eye related medical procedures; to provide preventative screenings; and to provide eye glasses in cases of confirmed financial need where other sources of assistance had been exhausted or were unavailable. Examples of assistance provided by the Foundation include cataract surgery, removal of tumors, corrected dancing or lazy eyes, laser procedures to relieve pressure in the eye and removal of secondary membranes from cataract work. Costs for surgeons, associated facilities and services are paid in accordance with Medicare Allowable schedules under prearranged agreements the Foundation has setup with local doctors and facilities.

One delegate and one alternate delegate are allowed to represent each Lions Club in District 13 OH4 to this Foundation.

Mission Statement

To provide financial assistance to individuals in obtaining needed vision care including eye exams, eye related medical procedures and the acquisition of eyeglasses in case of (confirmed) financial need where other sources of assistance have been exhausted or are unavailable.

 

Officers

President Lion Jane Gwinn
Vice President Lion Ray Dellmore
Secretary PCC Chuck Allcorn
Treasurer PDG John Woodside
Surgical Advisor Lion Dr. Richard Lehrer

Zone Promoters

Zone 1 PDG Maggie Dellmore
Zone 2 Lion Ray Dellmore
Zone 3 Vacant
Zone 4 Jane Gwinn
Zone 5 PDG Barb Sorkin
Zone 6 Lion Doug Lewis
Zone 7 PDG Ted Filmer
Zone 7 Assistant PDG Tom Zickefoose
Zone 8 PDG Dave Rice
Zone 8 Assistant Bonnie Rice
Zone 9
Zone 10 Lion Bill Humphrey
Zone 11 PDG Bob Allgood