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...]

Think About Your Eyes Campaign Reaches Milestone

Alexandria, VA (July 2016) - The national Think About Your Eyes campaign has built upon its increased optical industry support and consumer interest to reach a new milestone of 2.5 million visitors to the campaign website since its launch. The campaign expects that number to reach 3 million by years’ end. “We are thrilled that the campaign … [Read more...]

World Sight Day Challenge Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

Optometry Giving Sight has launched its 10th Annual fundraising campaign to help raise funds for people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired simply because they can’t access an eye exam and vision care provided by an optometrist. This year’s World Sight Day Challenge will focus on the need for effective, sustainable eye health … [Read more...]

Prevent Blindness Launches The Focus Initiative

Prevent Blindness has launched “The Focus Initiative,” a virtual forum for those working in vision and public health.  The program was debuted today at the non-profit group’s 2016 Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. The Focus Initiative is a professional network that encourages the sharing of resources, including vision … [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...]

Modern Optical’s Food Drive Gives Back To Homeless

One of  Modern Optical International corporate sustainability programs is Food Drives. They have done Feed The Children and a few other initiatives. This year they sponsored a food drive in December to support the needs of students at a local community college. A daughter of a Modern Optical employee works at the University and told her mother … [Read more...]

57 Vision Charities To Get Involved In

Tis the Season for Giving and we have updated our Vision Charity list to consider for donations. This is not a complete listing, I would estimate there are about 10x more charities. Many local cities and states have a charities and your local trade organizations. In addition there are separate charities for Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, … [Read more...]