Lions club to hold 'Gift of Sight'


Last updated 10/18/2019 at 2:23am

FALLBROOK – The San Diego North County Lions Club will host the Lions Club Gift of Sight Saturday, Nov. 23, in Fallbrook at 1636 E. Mission Road from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gift of Sight is a free event for the communities of Fallbrook, Bonsall, Rainbow and De Luz as well as the neighboring communities of U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Vista, Valley Center and Carlsbad. Women, men and children of all ages and financial status are welcome. The Gift of Sight will take place rain or shine therefore dress for the weather.

This Gift of Sight event is made possible by the California Lions Friends in Sight and Fallbrook Regional Health District. There will be free vision screenings, free consultations, free refurbished prescription eyeglasses and free reading glasses. There will also be transportation provided by Senior Care. Their van will be available at the Fallbrook library parking lot to take clients to the event site beginning at 8 a.m.

The Gift of Sight project is being staffed solely by volunteers. The Lions Club is seeking a volunteer licensed optometrist and volunteer optometry technicians. For more information or to get involved with the San Diego North County Lions Club, contact coordinator Arminda Ruiz at [email protected]

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit

Submitted by The San Diego North County Lions Club.


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