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Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin hosts and participates in several events with our donation partners, Wisconsin Lions Clubs, community partners and other stakeholders throughout the year.

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2023 Crystal Vision Awards

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) is excited to announce the award recipients for the Crystal Vision Awards. Since 2007, LEBW has honored advocates of donation who have shown commitment and dedication to raising awareness and educating communities on the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation. LEBW honored 15 recipients from various categories this

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2023 Lions Legacy of Sight Award

The Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin is honoring the family of Ralph Krueger with the 2023 Lions Legacy of Sight Award. Since 2007, Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) has honored organ, eye, and tissue donation advocates who have shown commitment and passion by sharing the mission of healing lives through the gift of transplantation.

2023 LEBW Annual Meeting

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin 2023 Annual Meeting  Thursday, July 13, 2023 Meeting starts at 4 p.m. Lake DuBay Lions Park 203701 County Highway DB  |  Knowlton, Wisconsin RSVP by Thursday, June 29, 2023 [email protected]  |  877.233.2354, ext. 212 Hotel Reservations: LEBW has a block of rooms available at the Quality Inn, 400 Orbiting Drive,

Health Fair – Hosted by LEBW and Anderson & Shapiro Eye Care

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin and Anderson & Shapiro Eye Care will host a health fair on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 1200 John Q Hammons Drive, Suite 100, Madison, WI. Anderson & Shapiro will provide a free vision screening and eyeglass fitting for people over the age of 14. For children under 14, we

2022 Crystal Vision Award

We are excited to announce the 2022 Crystal Vision Awards award recipients. Since 2007, LEBW has honored advocates of donation who have shown commitment and dedication to raising awareness and educating communities on the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation. LEBW honored 16 recipients from various categories this year – surgeons, hospitals, medical examiners,

2022 Lions Legacy of Sight Award

We are honored to announce the fourth annual Lions Legacy of Sight Award recipients, Jerry and Trudy Wille. Trudy sadly passed away in May of 2021, after a hard-fought battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Both Trudy and Jerry have been active volunteers at LEBW throughout the years, transporting corneal tissue and volunteering at various LEBW

2022 LEBW Annual Meeting

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin cordially invites you to attend the 2022 Annual Meeting & Retirement Celebration for Dr. Neal Barney Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5 P.M. Cocktail Hour Followed by the Meeting and Celebration Buck & Honey’s Restaurant 800 West Broadway  |  Monona, Wisconsin RSVP by Wednesday, June 22, 2022 [email protected]  |  877.233.2354, ext.

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Gift of Sight Discovery Fund Supports Sight Saving Research at UW

Supporting sight-saving research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) Gift of Sight Discovery Fund was created in 2015, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, to promote innovative research to better understand and treat blinding diseases. Department researchers are encouraged to apply annually for

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Spotlight on Life Gala

A Spotlight on Donation The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin (NKFW) created Spotlight on Life in 2011. Today, it has grown to be an annual tradition between Fred Astaire Dance Studios and the NKFW of dance, collaboration, and fun-spirited competition. Spotlight on Life celebrates the lives that have been saved or enhanced through transplantation, donors