Prevent Blindness Calls for 2017 Joanne Angle Investigator Award

CHICAGO (Jan. 2017) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, is announcing the call for applications for its 2017 Joanne Angle Investigator Award.  The Award is a grant provided annually to a public health research project that seeks to put an end to unnecessary vision loss. Since its inception in … [Read more...]

GiveWell names Sightsavers as “Top Charity”

BOSTON, MA November 29, 2016 – Sightsavers has been named as one of seven “top charities” by charity evaluator GiveWell for its work on treating children for parasitic infections, also called "deworming”. The announcement from GiveWell, a nonprofit that conducts in-depth analysis to find and recommend outstanding charities to donors, comes just in … [Read more...]

Prevent Blindness x Liberty Sport Launch Performance Vision Award

In recognition of leading Independent Eye Care Professionals who are committed to reducing preventable eye injuries in both active youth and adults, Prevent Blindness, Liberty Sport, and Dr. Alan Reichow, OD, Med, FAAO, announce the new “Performance Vision Center” Award program. This program recognizes a commitment to “Protecting and Enhancing … [Read more...]

Why The Think About Your Eyes Campaign Is Good For ECP’s

As online sales have grown, the one factor that is missing is the importance of eye health, specifically an annual eye exam. The best way to get the word  out is directly to the consumer, which is why this is such great news for eyecare professionals, that The Vision Council will be contributing $3 Million to the Think About Your Eyes … [Read more...]

How The Vision Council x Vision Expo Raise Awareness of Vision Health

Las Vegas, NV (September, 2016) – By supporting the 460 manufacturers and suppliers who officially exhibit on the Show floor and in the meeting rooms at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, as well as The Suites in the Venetian, eyewear professionals and eyecare providers attending International Vision Expo West will unite to raise awareness of … [Read more...]

Prevent Blindness Announces Recipient of Bonnie Strickland Award

CHICAGO (Aug, 2016) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, and home of the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) announced the recipient of the second annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.”  This year’s selected recipient is Illinois Eye Institute … [Read more...]

World Sight Day Challenge 2016

As a reminder the World Site Day Challenge is Thursday October 13. This is a great way for eyecare professionals to raise funds for sustainable eye and vision care services for people in need.  This year our focus is children. There are many ways you can participate: Make a donation or choose a Pledge Level for company participation, … [Read more...]

Cleinman Performance Partners x Optometry Cares

Optometry Cares Named Recipient of Cleinman Performance Partners 2016 Fundraising Proceeds Oneonta, New York: Cleinman Performance Partners, North America’s leading optometry consulting think tank, has selected Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation as the national beneficiary of their 2016 fundraising efforts. Each year, Cleinman Performance … [Read more...]

National Center For Children’s Vision And Eye Health

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness and The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality Announce State Participants for Initiative to Improve Children’s Vision CHICAGO (June, 2016) –As part of the Improving Children's Vision: Systems, Stakeholders & Support initiative, The National Center for … [Read more...]

Optometry Giving Site Launches Children’s Vision Campaign

New York, NY, 12 April 2016): Optometry Giving Sight was pleased to co-host the official launch of the Our Children’s Vision Campaign at the Australian Consulate in New York. This new global campaign has been initiated by the Brien Holden Vision Institute and the Vision for Life™ fund, created by Essilor. It seeks to bring together … [Read more...]

Optometry Giving Sight Reaches Funding Goals

Denver CO (April, 2016): Optometry Giving Sight is delighted to announce that the Vision Source Million Dollar Campaign has now achieved its target. The campaign, which was initiated in April 2014, sought to increase the amount of funds available to support all of Optometry Giving Sight’s funded projects throughout the world, with a specific focus … [Read more...]

Corey Smith x Seva Foundation to Raise Money for Children’s Eye Camp

Nashville, TN (April, 2015) – Singer-songwriter and musician  Corey Smith  has been hard at work raising money for the  Seva Foundation  this spring. Recently, Smith hosted an online contest on Chideo, to benefit the cause closest to him, the Seva Foundation. Since 1978, Seva Foundation has been a leading innovator in the delivery of vital … [Read more...]

Prevent Blindness Announces Partnership with Patient Access Network

Washington, DC, (March, 2016) - The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation and Prevent Blindness  announced that they are launching a new alliance to offer holistic support for people living with retinal vein  occlusion, macular disease and uveitis. The alliance will enable the organizations to leverage the PAN Foundation's eye health financial … [Read more...]

OCuSOFT, Inc. Partners with Prevent Blindness

CHICAGO (March, 2016)* – Prevent Blindness , the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, is pleased to announce the support of OCuSOFT ® Inc. www.ocusoft.com, a privately-held eye and skin care company with an established reputation for innovation in eyelid hygiene and ocular health. Because women are at significantly … [Read more...]

Liberty Sport Renews Partnership With Special Olympics

Washington, DC - Liberty Sport, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sports protective eyewear, has committed to renewing a global partnership agreement with Special Olympics, providing key support to the Special Olympics- Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes® (Opening Eyes) global vision care program. Through this renewed commitment to … [Read more...]