Lions eyewear donation 2019
TUPELO, Miss.—Cheri Nipp (right), an occupational therapist with North Mississippi Medical Center’s Low Vision Rehabilitation Program at the Retina Center, presents Jimmy Jackson, president of Lions Club of Tupelo, with more than 500 pairs of eyeglasses collected throughout NMMC. During National Low Vision Awareness Month in February, Nipp spearheaded an NMMC collection drive for used eyeglasses, sunglasses and reading glasses. The Lions Club will distribute the eyewear to those in need in third world countries. In addition, NMMC and the Lions Club collected eyeglasses for the Tree of Life Free Clinic and sent almost 200 pairs on two medical mission trips.
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