Category: VSP in the Community

Innovating with Sacramento Kings Player Willie Cauley-Stein

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VSP Global and the Sacramento Kings share a commitment to helping transform Sacramento into a hub for technology and an incubator for innovation. In fact, VSP Global’s President and CEO, Jim McGrann, and one of the team’s most unique players, Willie Cauley-Stein, became friends over their shared passion for innovation and the momentum in the 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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Finding Clarity After A Disaster

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In mid-August, an unusual storm hovered over Baton Rouge, dropping more than 7 trillion gallons of water. The storm, described by residents as a “500-year flood,” resulted in the nearby Amite River cresting higher than ever recorded in history. According to the Red Cross, more than 160,000 homes were damaged. Many of the thousands who Read More »

Meet Bill Barkeley, Deaf-Blind Adventurer

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The Camino de Santiago is a 500-mile trail from France to Spain. For many of the individuals that make the trek, the hike is more than a spiritual pilgrimage. It’s a rigorous physical and mental journey that leaves hikers in even the best physical health exhausted and invigorated. For Bill Barkeley, a deaf-blind adventurer, the Read More »

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 »