Tag: World Sight Day

Celebrating the See-son of Giving

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At VSP Global, giving back is at the core of our mission to help everyone see the world more clearly. Through Eyes of Hope, we support communities worldwide through initiatives that provide access to eye care, eyewear, education, and disaster relief to places where they’re needed most.  Here are some highlights from 2017, plus ideas on Read More »

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 »

VSP Mobile Eyes: 10 Years After The Storm

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On World Sight Day, October 8, VSP Global is partnering with VOSH, VSP providers and other doctors on a truly special VSP Mobile Eyes outreach event. Up to 300 adults and children in need will receive access to free eye exams and glasses while we raise public awareness about the World Sight Day Challenge. What Read More »

A Shared Commitment to Community

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Eyes of Hope supports local communities around the globe through programs that bring disaster relief, education, eye care, and eyewear to places where they’re needed most. It’s also how VSP Global empowers leadership and employees to invest in their communities beyond dollars and cents by providing volunteering, fundraising, and other opportunities for social change. And employees have responded with Read More »

Changing Lives with Clear Vision

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To celebrate World Sight Day in October, nearly 2,200 people in need in the Sacramento community received free eye exams and glasses through VSP Mobile Eyes. More than 40 VSP doctors and 200 employees volunteered to help people like: Anna, who couldn’t see the whiteboard at school. She and her father both received the glasses Read More »

2,200 People Received Free Eye Care For World Sight Day

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To celebrate World Sight Day, the VSP Global companies and VSP Mobile Eyes hosted a 5-day mobile clinic outreach event that provided free eye exams and brand-new glasses to 2,200 Sacramento-area adults and children in need. We had help from amazing volunteers, including more than 40 VSP doctors and 200 VSP Global employees from across Read More »

Helping People See: World Sight Day 2014

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World Sight Day is just one week away! World Sight Day is celebrated annually in October to bring awareness and help to stop avoidable blindness worldwide. More than 600 million people worldwide don’t have access to the eye care or eyewear they need to see clearly. You may be surprised to know that this isn’t Read More »