Pat Riley has been a Lion for 12 years, and he remembers when LSH’s CEO, Randy Stein, came to visit his club in Pasadena.
“It wasn’t long before I started referring people,” Pat recalls.
His work with LSH has pulled together two strands of his life: the Salvation Army, where he is Director of Social Services, and the memory of his mother, who was blind since Pat can remember and who passed away four years ago. “I like being able to help people with sight problems in memory of my mom,” he says.
The first person Pat referred to LSH was a client of his.
“He’d been in and out of recovery for a number of years,” Pat says, “and he needed cataract surgery. He had insurance, but he couldn’t afford the copay. LSH helped him with the copay; he had the surgery and he can see fine now – it was great.”
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