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...]

Modern Optical Establishes Scholarship Program With Illinois College Of Optometry

Roselle, IL – Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International, in conjunction with the National Optometric Association (NOA), has established a new scholarship program within Illinois College of Optometry (ICO). This scholarship has been established to encourage, support, and underscore the importance of minority students in the field of … [Read more...]

Positive Impact VS Sustainability

I recently returned from a wonderful trip to Tanzania. Thanks to my husband Ron in giving up 90% of his luggage allowance we were able to take sunglasses, readers and baby clothes with us. Here we are at Little Olivers with Asilia's Positive Impact coordinator for distribution to remote villages. Positive Impact VS Sustainability: Most … [Read more...]

Fred Stellhorn OD Creates Contacts For Good

Dr. Fred Stellhorn, an optometrist in California's Central Valley, has been doing humanitarian work in Central and South America for the last decade. In that time he has given away over 45,000 pairs of new glasses with accompanying eye exams. Now in his seventies, Doc Fred has taken his passion for helping others to the next level by founding … [Read more...]

Adlens Launches Partnership With Fight For Sight

October 8th, 2015 - Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, is marking World Sight Day by announcing a new and exciting partnership with Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity.  In the first year of an anticipated long-term partnership, Adlens has committed to raising funds that will go towards research into the … [Read more...]

#Share#ForSight Campaign From All About Vision

Every year All About Vision runs an annual Give Back Program for the World Sight Day Challenge, benefiting s you know, benefitting Optometry Giving Sight. This year between October 4-10, All About Vision will be  sharing special social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google +. Each and every share, Like, Retweet, Repin or +1 … [Read more...]

Visions of Africa

I was lucky enough to go on an African Safari in 2011 and loved it so much I am going back this August. I am taking extra supplies with me this time, courtesy of Wiley X, Ron's Optical and Hilco. Each company has donated eyewear for distribution to people in Tanzania. This African nation consists of over 45 million people from at least 120 … [Read more...]

World Sight Day Challenge Is Open For Registration

GOLDEN, Colo.—Now in its 9th year, and coordinated by Optometry Giving Sight, the World Sight Day Challenge invites eyecare professionals, their staff, patients, industry partners and students of optometry to raise funds throughout September and October to help the 600 million people around the world who are needlessly vision impaired. Registration … [Read more...]