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VLEIF funding comes from two sources: Investment income and Club and individual donations.
Investment income accounts for 70% of the funds required to support our annual balanced budget.
The 30% which comes from clubs and individual donations is absolutely essential if we are to support the Joe Lipomi Memorial Grant (Scholarship) program for legally blind students of the District.
Club and individual donations are also essential to continue updating and maintaining the equipment of the Lions Eye Clinic and the Low Vision Centers.
The funds required to support the demand for scholastic grants is dependent upon club and individual donations.
VLEIF has been approved for participation in the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area. VLEIF is listed in the “Local Voluntary Agencies” section of the CFC catalog as follows:
AGENCY: Virginia Lions Eye Institute Foundation Inc. (District 24-L)
CFC Designation Number: 95254
The CFC Program is for Government Employees; However, anyone in the private sector who contributes to the UNITED WAY PROGRAM can also designate VLEI as a recipient by write-in with the full name of the organization.
Personal Donations may also be sent directly to:
c/o Lion Sandy Armendaris
7623 Virginia Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22043-3202
Coming Soon – An online donation button will be added.
The Virginia Lions Eye Institute wishes to THANK all of it donors, without whom this important work could not be done.