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.Continue Reading
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.Learn more about Glasses & Contacts