Tag: Eyes of Hope

Helping Close the Gap in Access to Eye Care

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In the United States, around 46.5 million households are not covered by a vision plan and do not have vision insurance offered by an employer. And for some households, the distance to get to an eye doctor can also be a challenge. A great example is Chester, PA. Just south of Philadelphia, along the Delaware Read More »

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Meet Roxy, A Pilot Dog

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In December, we introduced VSP Global employee Renee Emmerson and her inspiring journey. Today, we’d like to introduce Roxy, Renee’s guide dog! Roxy, a 2-year old Black Labrador, was raised and trained by Pilot Dogs, Inc., in Columbus, Ohio. When she was ready to graduate, Pilot Dogs taught Renee and Roxy how to work together. Here’s what Read More »

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1 Year. 10 Cities. 10,000 People Helped.

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Earlier this year, VSP Global Eyes of Hope kicked off our commitment to help a million more people in need see by 2020 by partnering with the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Over the last five months, we visited 10 cities across the U.S. with the VSP mobile eye care clinic, providing no-cost eye exams and glasses for Read More »

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Emergency Preparedness: Eye Care Edition

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Is your emergency preparedness plan up to date? Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3: Know the types of disasters most common to your area. Emergencies can range from the personal, such as house fires, to community-wide, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, or floods. Learn about the disasters most likely to strike where you live, and Read More »

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What Does Seeing Clearly Mean to You? (Video)

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This year, VSP Global Eyes of Hope is celebrating a giant milestone: helping one million adults and children in need see clearly! During the celebration, we asked VSP employees, eye doctors, and the students of Monarch School who received no-cost eye exams and new glasses to share what seeing clearly means to them. Watch the video to find out what Read More »

Sacramento Community Helps More Than 2,000 People See

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For the fifth year, VSP Vision Care partnered with the Sacramento Kings to help provide the gift of sight to those in need through the Sacramento Kings Eyes of Hope Eyewear Donation Drive.  Kings fans donated gently used eyeglasses and readers at the Kings game against the Washington Wizards on March 30 for our most Read More »

Celebrating A Million Possibilities

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On March 28, VSP Global Eyes of Hope celebrated a giant milestone: helping one million adults and children in need see by providing no-cost eye exams and glasses! What made the celebration extra special was celebrating with the students of Monarch School in San Diego. Each of the 300 students who attend the school is impacted by Read More »

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