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Most LensCrafters and Pearle Vision stores, Wal-Mart Vision Centers and Lions Clubs accept used eyewear for donation to people in need. Check local listings for locations.

New Eyes
Organization purchases new prescription eyeglasses for needy children and adults living in the United States, and recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people overseas. See website for items accepted for donation (eyeglasses, sunglasses, hearing aids, jewelry, giftware) and mailing instructions.

Updated 10-15-18

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