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You can register to be an organ donor
Today, there are more than 124,000
patients waiting for their lifesaving
transplants in the United States. Every 11
minutes, another name is added to the list.
However, only 45% of Americans have
registered as organ donors.
Go toDonate Life Florida
.
org/
to register.
You Can Shop for a Cause
Did you know Amazon will donate a portion of your
purchase to your favorite charity?
When you shop on AmazonSmile (
smile.amazon.com
)
and select Lions Eye Institute for
Transplant & Research, Tampa
as your charity of choice, the
Amazon Foundation will send 0.5% of the price of your
qualified purchase to help support the initiatives of Lions
Eye Institute’s Foundation. To participate, visit smile.amazon.
com, create or log in to your account, and chose Lions
Eye Institute’s Foundation as your charity of choice and
start shopping!
You can host a fundraiser
Hosting a fundraiser is a way to allow your group to
express their desire to do something for Lions Eye Institute’s
Foundation in a personal and unique way. It is a wonderful
way to support the Foundation by raising funds and having
fun at the same time! Plan an anniversary party, an ice cream
social, a block party or a kickball tournament etc. and let
your guests know the funds will be donated to a great cause.
Memorial & Honor Gifts
Your donations to the Foundation
can be made in memory of a loved one.
This is a great opportunity to remember
them in a meaningful way. Or, you
can honor a loved one by making a
donation in their name to help celebrate
a special occasion like a birthday; an
anniversary; or graduation.
Attend or support a Lions Eye Institute
Foundation’s Special Event
The Eye Ball Gala
is an inspirational,
mission-based fundraiser where stories
of personal strength, courage
and triumph are shared by the
people we have touched. The
Foundation also recognizes
individuals or corporations
with the Light of Sight and
the Innovation & Research
Awards for their significant
impact in the field of vision;
great commitment to our
organization, our mission
and the people we serve; and
their generous contributions to the community in which
we live.
Roar Through Ybor
is a signature FUNraising 5K
race and one mile fun walk in historic Ybor
City that benefits Lions Eye Institute
Foundation. It is an opportunity for
individuals in our community who
share our passion to come together
to help provide hope, possibilities
and solutions for people who are
blind or visually impaired by raising
money while having fun!
Ways You Can Ensure
the
“Gift of Sight”
Are you interested in learning
more about Lions Eye?
Take a tour of our facility in
historic Ybor City.
Contact Dana Caggia,
Executive Assistant
at 813-289-1200
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