Current Research

For over half a century, research funded by Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc., has helped people with a myriad of eye diseases.

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Research Institutions

We have had a long and fruitful partnership with many of the top eye research centers in the world, especially the leading-research institutions in Boston.

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How You Can Help

We are always looking for more people to help us. If you are interested, there are a number of ways you can make a difference.

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Current Research

For over half a century, research funded by Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc., has helped people with a myriad of eye diseases.

How You Can Help

there are a number of ways you can make a difference

Interested in Volunteering?

Volunteer, lead projects, network, and have fun – you can do all this and more as a Lions Club member. Lions perform volunteer work to improve their local community – and communities around the world.
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Attend an event

If you don’t have the time to join your local Lions club, then you can do the next best thing: attend one of their community service or fundraising events.
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Donate to a great cause

Money donated to our Grant Fund is fully dispersed as research grants each August. Our Trust and Endowment Fund or “Living Trust” ensures that eye research is supported well into the future.
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Share Your Story

If you have been affected by the research funded by MLERF, we would like to hear from you. By sharing your story, you can become a champion for our work.
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Who We Are

We Fund Research

For over half a century, research funded by Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc., has helped people with a myriad of eye diseases.

From Ideas to Cures

We help researchers to take the ideas of today to create the cures of tomorrow.

Official Charity

We are a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, non-profit organization. For donors, this means that their gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes.

All Volunteers

Every person at our organization is an unpaid volunteer, from the board, to the organizers, to the fund raisers.

Mailing Address

Mass Lions Eye Research Fund Inc.
Dr. James Roth, Treasurer
43 Stewart Terrace
Belmont, MA 02478