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NWLERC operations are funded by donations from Lions Clubs and contributions from the public. NWLERC is an approved 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. You may designate your donation for general operations, missions, or capital building fund. All donations not designated will be contributed to general operations.

All Donations Are Tax Deductable
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Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center

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We at LERC deeply appreciate those patrons, donors of in-kind gifts and grants that make it possible to achieve our goal to serve the less fortunate throughout the world with the joy of better vision.

Patrons | Gifts | Grants

Building Fund


International Director Larry Schrodt Memorial Patrons:

This level of patronage status is obtained by any person who makes a contribution to NWLERC of $1,000, either in one payment or annual payments of not less than $200. Contributions to this patronage level will be maintained as a permanent trust fund; income generated from the trust fund will be used for the building fund. NWLERC would like to acknowledge the International Director Larry Schrodt Memorial Patrons:

Lions Harold and Dorrie Carr
Lions David and Jacqueline Pratt
Lion Norm and Marguerite Orford


The following businesses have provided in kind gifts to NWLERC:

On The Level Plumbing
McKinney's Appliance Center
Morgan Transfer
The Smoke Stack Fireplace Shoppe

Thank you for your assistance and support!


NWLERC applied for and received grant funds from the following groups:

Nisqually Indian Tribe(2011, 2012, 2013)
Little Creek Casino
Olympia Federal Savings
Sterling Savings Bank
Lions CLubs International Foundation
NWLions Foundation for Sight and Hearing

We are grateful to following donors for helping Lions NWLERC pay for our building

Visionary Partner:           Nisqually Tribe 

Cornerstone:                  Northwest Lions Foundation
                                    Olympia Host Lions

Legacy Leader:               Karen Schrodt
                                    Brian & Clair Thompson
                                    Harold & Dorrie Carr
                                    Norm Orford 
                                    PDG Dave & Jacqueline Pratt
                                    PZC's Bob & Roberta Pinson
                                    Roberta Fender
                                    Pat Baron
                                    Kent Lions
                                    Sunrise Lions   

President's Circle:            Tumwater Lions
                                     Moses Lake Lions
                                     Othello Lions

Gold Partner:                   Port Orchard Lions
                                     Renton Lions

Associate:                       Ft. Vancouver Lions
                                     Greater Wenatchee Lions
                                     Ron Reierson
                                     Dir. Russ & Sue Fineman
                                     ZC Frank Karas
                                     Ed Burrough
                                     Central Park Lions
Affiliate:                         Dir. Suellen Campbell
                                     Evelyn Smith
                                     Marilynn Danby
                                     PDG Rick Drury
                                     Michael B. Connelly

Corporate Affiliate:           N. Central Wa. Fence, LLC