Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids and Other Recyclables

We accept used prescription eyeglasses of all types, to be cleaned, calibrated, and redistributed to those in need (we can’t recycle sunglasses or glasses cases).  If you have donations too bulky to put in the collection box, contact us and we will come collect them!  Click here to find out why we recycle.

Eyeglass Recycle Locations (click here)

Hearing Aids
We also refurbish used hearing aids and get them into the hands of someone deserving.  For local help with hearing go to http://spfldilsertoma.com/celebrate.htm

Vision & Hearing Buses

Perhaps you have seen our Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Bus (vision) and our Hearing Screening Bus parked outside local events. Funded through our support of The Lions of Illinois Foundation, they provide crucial screening to members of our community, allowing them to be aware of potential health problems connected to their vision or hearing. Check our calendar of events to see where they will be next.


Vision Screening for the Visually Impaired

We support vision screening to determine what help is available to provide assistance to poverty level families.  For information on vision assistance contact spfnoonlionsclub@gmail.com.

Calendar Raffle (This fundraiser has been discontinued)

Help support us support our community by purchasing one of our Calendars. Cost is a mere $20, and you have a chance to win at least $25 each and every day! There is also a $100 winner each month, and a $500 and a $1000 winner during the year as well! Contact us if you are interested and good luck! Remember, every single cent goes to helping those less fortunate than we are.

More Information and Calendar Raffle Winners


Every year we award at least two $1,000 scholarships to deserving students beginning their college careers, or already in college. It’s our way of “paying it forward”.  Applications, transcripts and letters of reference are due by March 1st of each calendar year.  All required transcripts and letters should be sent to SNLCF Scholarship Program, PO Box 5441, Springfield, IL 62705-5441, postmarked by March 1st.


Ronald McDonald House

Located near the Medical District, The Ronald McDonald house offers much a needed sanctuary for out of town patients and their families, in town for medical needs. Springfield Noon Lions Club is proud to help this wonderful institution by supplying and cooking dinner for the residents frequently through the year.

Mary Bryant Home for the Blind & Visually Impaired

One of the most important and deserving institutions that we support locally is The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind and Visually Impaired located right here in Springfield. A 42 bed, 21 apartment facility, it is home sweet home to many wonderful and deserving residents from this area and from around the country.

Camp Lions

A wonderful program once again organized and funded through our very own Lions of Illinois Foundation. At four different locations throughout the state, visually and hearing impaired children can spend a week with their peers, having fun, without the stigma of being “different” weighing them down. Totally funded by Lions, there is no cost to the campers or their families.

Ken Parker Memorial Golf Outing

Come have fun playing golf with friends and members every June!  A well organized event with lunch, dinner, and prizes. You’re guaranteed to enjoy yourself. Check our website calendar for a brochure and sign up form.

StudentsCanSee Program

Eye exams and eyeglasses for students within the District 186 area whose family is at or below the federal poverty limit.  Made possible by Noon Lions fundraisers, private donations and Vision Care.  Contact a District 186 FACE resource officer for more information (click on blue FACE link).

Our Caps Your Cause (This fundraiser has been discontinued)

The SNLCF has partnered with the local Starbucks to receive Prairie Farms milk caps worth five cents each once they are registered at the OCYC site.  Feel free to select our cause if you have milk caps to register!!!!

Look for Us

Whether its outside your favorite grocery store on “Candy Day”, or working the gates at the Sangamon County Fair, remember why we are there.

Remember our motto : WE SERVE!