The Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center

NWLERC was founded by area Lions Clubs and is recognized by Lions Clubs International as an official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center. It is a Washington State chartered, IRS authorized 501 (c) 3 corporation.

Our Mission
To provide used eyeglasses free of charge to people in remote areas of developing countries, delivered at the hands of volunteer eye care professionals. NWLERC is staffed entirely by volunteers.

The volunteer staff performs all the tasks required to prepare eyeglasses for missions.

Changing lives, one pair of eyeglasses at a time.” Every pair is important.

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LERC Winter of 2018 Newsletter

We are so happy to announce that PZC Suzanne Gayda, a member of the Spanaway Lions Club, has agreed to lead the NWLERC as our new President!  Thank you to all of our volunteers who make life changing sight a reality.  Read how your work in collecting, inspecting, cleaning, checking prescriptions has changed lives in […]

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