Murray Lions Past President Doug Crafton receives a Life Patron recognition at the Lions District 43-K cabinet meeting on Saturday in Hopkinsville. The recognition is for his community work and the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation will receive a $100 donation in his name and hill be permanently considered a Life Patron.
The Patron Fund Program was created to help those Kentuckians with no insurance or limited insurance to obtain medically necessary eye surgeries. The program has provided assistance to over 100 people in the last five years.
The guidelines to qualify to be considered to receive assistance from the Patron Program are:
Individual must be referred to the program by a Kentucky Lions Club member.
An application must be completed and submitted to KLEF.
Individual must verify medical need of the surgery.
Individual must verify financial need. (Household Income and Household Expenses must be listed on application)
To receive an application for Patron Fund assistance contact the Murray Lions Club or a Lions Club in your area of Kentucky.