Where Can You Donate Used Eyeglasses?


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People can donate used eyeglasses at community centers, schools, libraries, eye clinics and the offices of independent opticians. They can also mail them directly to grass-roots organizations or eyeglass recycling centers.

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Where Can You Donate Used Eyeglasses?
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Organizations such as OneSight offers collection boxes at Pearle Vision, Lenscrafters, Sears Optical and Target Optical.

Lions Clubs International provides local drop-off centers and accepts eyeglasses sent by mail to a Lions Clubs eyeglass recycling center. The Lions Clubs accept prescription and non-prescription glasses in all sizes.

Some grass-roots organizations also collect, clean and repair glasses to be distributed to people who need glasses but cannot afford to purchase them.

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