MD-20 Official State Projects

Lions Camp Badger
Empire State Special Needs Experiece
    (formerly Empire State Speech and Hearing Clinic)
   Lions Camp Badger is a project of the  Lions of New York State and Bermuda Lions. Camp Badger is located 20 miles south of Ithaca, NY in a rural setting. The program is designed to offer each child a great summer camp experience.  Their dedicated staff work together as a team to meet each child’s special needs.
   The camp program is designed to support each camper’s individual needs and goals; strengthen talents, skills and abilities; increase independent skills; gain self confidence and improve self awareness; make friends and have fun.
    For more information, a copy of our Camp Facts, Fees and Schedule, and find our Camper Application, please go to our website,,call 1-800-232-7060, or e-mail
District Committee:
Chairperson: Lion Norma Sanchez    C: 646-316-6631
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New York and Bermuda Lions Foundation

  The New York State Bermuda Lions Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit corporation. Donated funds are disbursed as grants for humanitarian projects in local communities in conjunction with local Lions Clubs.
   The Foundation receives contributions from individual Lions, Lion Clubs, Corporations, other Foundations, and runs fund raising activities throughout the year. Since its founding in 1992, the Foundation has approved more than US$ 355,000 for service projects that have improved the quality of life in many communities in our Multiple.
  Their mission is to provide District-Wide support for worthy projects, which would otherwise be beyond the means of individual clubs or districts.
District Trustees:
Past District Governor Guillermo A. Perez:
Past District Governor Gustavo Sanchez: 
Lion Medadie Sy:

 KidSight USALions SEE, Inc

   Lions "Screening Eyes Early" Free vision screening to help identify children with or at risk for amblyopia, offered by local Lions Clubs in collaboration with the Lions SEE Program at the Ira G. Ross Eye Institute
   The mission of Lions SEE, Inc. (Screening Eyes Early) is to decrease childhood blindness through early detection and treatment of the most common vision disorders that cause Amblyopia; insuring that all children of New York State will be able to SEE their future.
District Committee
Chairperson - Lion Silvia Estebanez: C: 914-409-8334
Total number of children screened in 2015 - 2016: 1724

District Projects:

  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind
  • District Committee Chairperson: Lion Mari Morimoto
  • Visions Center on Blindness
  • PDG Jagadish Rao - Advisor
  • District Committee Chairperson: Zayda Santos
  • Vision Screening in homeless shelters in Collatoration with Care for the Homeless and SUNY College of Optometry
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