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Shopko Optical giving free eye exams to 800 children in need

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Posted at 5:07 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 18:07:24-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) -- Shopko Optical is partnering with local Lions Clubs to provide more than 800 children with free eye exams and eyewear this year. Shopko Optical calls it "Project Eyecare in 2020."

Starting Monday, Feb. 10, Lions Clubs near Shopko Optical locations will identify and give vouchers to children in need between the ages of 5 and 17 within their communities. These children will receive a free comprehensive eye exam and pair of eyeglasses from Shopko Optical.

According to a news release from Shopko Optical, more communities will have the ability to take part in Project Eyecare. Those looking to participate can contact their local Lions Club.