June 20-24 Missouri Lions will travel to Poza Rica, Mexico. Poza Rica is a rural area about an hour from the gulf and 3 hours southeast of mexico City. The two days of mission is expected to serve almost 1500 area residents.
Juchitan Oaxaca, Mexico is the site of the second Missouri Lions eye mission for 2019 and is September 5-9. Again in four days with two days of mission about 1500 people will be given vision examinations.
Missouri Lions now have a location for storing recycled eye glasses in Jefferson City. Storage is available. Cleaning, sorting and reading is being performed by District 26-M5 Lions, Contact PDGE Jeff Hilke for more information.
Over the next few months Missouri Lions Eye Mission Foundation needs to outfit a "doctors kit" with basic testing equipment, glass cleaner, wipes. first aid box and other minor items. Cost for this "doctor's kit" is in the neighborhood of $5,000.