PEABODY LIONS CHARITIES
- People with Disabilities
Location11 LENOX RDPEABODY, MA 01960 United States
Peabody Lions Charities a community service organization, assists area residents with vision and sensory impairments. This includes providing equipment, resources, and services such as vision & glaucoma screenings, eye glasses, assistive technology, magnifiers, scholarships, and social/recreational activities. The Peabody Lions Charities also provides additional community support in the following Lions Global Service areas: Vision, Diabetes, Hunger, Environment, Youth, Childhood Diseases, and Humanitarian Causes.
Lions is the largest service organization in the world. Peabody Lions Club was chartered in 1945 and has been serving the community for over 75 years! We celebrated the accomplishments of individuals living with sight impairments in a "Beyond Vision Event" in 2014. Filmed interviews of 38 individuals ages 2 to 100 were presented in a program at City Hall in Peabody, MA and the event was aired on the local television station. For the past 29 years our major fundraising event is an annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds are allocated to eye research centers, programs for the visually impaired, student scholarships, educational programs, and community initiatives.