COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Eyeglass Collecting and Recycling

For decades, we have collected approximately 300 pairs of eyeglasses annually. The used eyeglasses collected in our community  help children and adults in developing countries enjoy a better quality of life. 

 

Vision Screening of Young Children

The Pearl River and North Rockland Lions Clubs held a joint eye screening at the Good Shephard Day Care facility in Pearl River NY and other pre-schools in Rockland County.

Music Entertainment at Vision VCB (Spring Valley)

Summertime benefit musical performances at the VISIONS Vacation Camp for the Blind. The campers and staff are so excited and appreciative, each musician asks about coming back every year

 

Fighting Hunger

One of our members donates part of her backyard for club use to cultivate vegetables. Every year, our "Lions Share Friendship Garden"  delivers fresh produce to Meals on Wheels and People to People in Rockland County.

Environment Protection

The Pearl River Lions Club supports Keep Rockland Beautiful by participating in the Pearl River Cleanup.

 

Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of the Pearl River High School who is pursuing a career in human services.

 

ARC Holiday Party

Annually,the Pearl River Lions Club hosts a holiday dinner party for the residents of the Pearl River ARC group homes.

OTHER LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT:

Association for the Visually Impaired

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Light House International

Rockland County Association for the Visually Impaired

Vacation Camp for the Blind

Habitat for Humanity

People to People

Meals On Wheels

Local Food Pantries

Saint Aedan Parish Conference of St. Vincent de Paul

Keep Rockland Beautiful

Volunteer Ambulance Corps - Pearl River

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