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HONORABLE ORDER OF KENTUCKY COLONELS AWARD 275 GRANTS TOTALING $2.1 MILLION

THE KENTUCKY LIONS EYE FOUNDATION AN HONORED 2021 RECIPIENT



The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation is proud to announce it received a grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $19,452.00 to purchase vision screening equipment to be used on our NEW Vision Van which we expect to hit the road later this year.


HOKC will award $2.1 million in grants supporting 275 non-profits, impacting close to 3.7 million Kentuckians. Grants are made possible through donations from contributing Kentucky Colonels from throughout the Commonwealth and around the world who chose to exercise this honor in a meaningful way.


According to Commanding General Hal Sullivan: “When HOKC Trustees met with grant applicants this year, we were reminded how hard the pandemic has made life harder for many folks, from first responders in community service charities to the clients themselves. Thanks to Kentucky Colonels from around the world who donate to the Good Works Program, HOKC can lend a helping hand to so many local charities that provide essential services that lessen the impact. Because a Colonel cares, we make giving to others a Proud Kentucky Tradition.”


Those interested in being an active KY Colonel or nominating someone to become a KY Colonel contact HOKC National Headquarters at (502) 266-6114 or go to www.kycolonels.org.


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