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COVID-19 Relief & Equality in Eye Health Fund

COVID-19 Relief & Equality in Eye Health Fund

In response to COVID-19 and in solidarity with the recent protests against racism, Optometry Giving Sight is making available a COVID-19 Relief Fund for fellow eye care nonprofits/charities that provide services within the United States and Canada.

Optometry Giving Sight Welcomes New Executive Director

Optometry Giving Sight Welcomes New Executive Director

Optometry Giving Sight is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Marie Hand, MPH, as its new Executive Director, North America. “I am honored to have been selected to lead Optometry Giving Sight. I look forward to being a part of the effort to bring the organization to the next level and continue to provide sight and hope where it is desperately needed” says Ms. Hand.

Why Optometry for Uganda?

Why Optometry for Uganda?

The Brien Holden Foundation has led the development of the optometry program at Makerere University in Uganda. The creation of skilled optometrists will in time increase the efficiency of eye care services in Uganda and improve the health system’s cost-effectiveness.

Carl Zeiss Vision and WestGroupe ValuePak Donations Exceed $77,000

Carl Zeiss Vision and WestGroupe ValuePak Donations Exceed $77,000

Beginning in 2016, WestGroupe and Carl Zeiss Vision Canada pledged to make a donation to Optometry Giving Sight for each of their new ValuePak Frame and Lens packages sold. ValuePak packages include Superflex® Frames with synchrony® Lenses from Carl Zeiss Vision which...

Giving Sight to Children in Mexico

Giving Sight to Children in Mexico

Ver Bien para Aprender Mejor has been working in Mexican public schools for more than 21 years, doing screening for refractive errors and delivering eyeglasses to those children who need them. Optometry Giving Sight has been supporting their work for several years and...

U.S. Children Need Eye Exams – Kids See: Success Partnership

U.S. Children Need Eye Exams – Kids See: Success Partnership

Optometry Giving Sight is very pleased to again be supporting the Vision Impact Institute’s Kids See: Successs program for 2020. This initiative was first launched and supported by Optometry Giving Sight in 2016 to fight for mandatory comprehensive eye exams for...

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