SpekTrek – providing sight in Asia and Africa

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recyclefscolorlionSpecTrek has been running for more than 35 years and as of 2017 nearly 3 million spectacles have been collected from Lions Clubs in the south of England including the Windsor Lions Club. All spectacles collected by Windsor Lions (covering Ascot, Old Windsor and Datchet) are sent to the Chichester Lions Club to sort and arrange for their shipment across the channel to Le Havre to the charity “Medico France”. This charity, which was set up by Lions Clubs in France, then grades the spectacles and prepares them for the last leg of their journey to sight projects across Africa and Asia.

Current collection locations are:

Leightons Opticians, 68 High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9EY
Simon Pestell Opticians, 7 High Street, Sunninghill, Berkshire, SL5 9NQ
Simon Pestell Opticians, 41 Guildford Road, Lightwater, Surrey, GU18 5SA
SportsAble, Braywick Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1BN
Sainsburys, Uxbridge Road, Slough, SL1 1SU
Budgens, 3 High Street, Ascot, SL5 7HD
Cinnamon Café, The Old Booking Hall, Windsor Royal Station, Windsor, SL4 1PJ
Day Lewis Pharmacy, 3 Stompits Rd, Holyport, Maidenhead, SL6 2LA
Sidhu Opticians, 26 King St, Maidenhead, SL6 1EF
Leightons Opticians, 76 Station Rd, Addlestone, KT15 2AF
Dedworth Medical Centre, 60 Vale Road, Windsor, SL4 5JL
Clarence Medical Centre, Vansittart Road, Windsor, SL4 5AS
Bharani Medical Centre, 450 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 6BB
Asda, Telford Drive, Slough, SL1 9LA
SpecSavers, 59 Peascod St, Windsor, SL4 1DE