COVID-19: A Message from our ED to our Service Delivery Partners

Dear Partners and Friends of RestoringVision, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families during these challenging times. Although it can be difficult to navigate the unknown, as people and organizations dedicated to making the world a better place, we know that through unity and resilience, we can continue to make a […]

Nov-Dec Newsletter – Celebrating Our Impact and the Year of Vision

Dear Partners and Friends, 2019 was an extraordinary year of learning, expansion, and impact at RestoringVision. We grew our unparalleled network of service delivery partners to more than 1,800 organizations strong that today have a capacity to serve more than 6 million people collectively. We expanded our presence within the optical nonprofit eco-system, from participating […]

#GivingSightDay: Teresa’s Story

Teresa, a midwife in a small Guatemalan village, has impacted the lives of 130 women by supporting them through pregnancy and birth. Like many others in her village, Teresa lives on less than $2 per day and struggles to meet the costs of the most basic needs. She suffered from near vision impairment and didn’t […]

Sep-Oct Newsletter – This is the Perfect Time to THANK YOU!

Dear Partners and Friends, Tis the season to be grateful. At RestoringVision, this is a time for us to give thanks to you and the thousands of people who have joined our cause and made a difference in the lives of over 15,000,000 people in need. Your efforts and contributions have fueled our mission and […]

Jul-Aug Newsletter – Reflecting on 16 Years of Service

Dear Partners and Friends, Sixteen years ago, RestoringVision was born out of a need and desire to help. One man’s observation. One man’s commitment to do something about it. It was during an outreach trip to Mexico that our Founder and Chairman Mark Sachs saw the tremendous need for reading glasses. He witnessed people traveling […]

Join Us in Transforming 20 Million Lives by 2020

Uncorrected near vision impairment due to lack of access to available, affordable glasses in developing countries is one of the biggest global health problems affecting 1 in 7 people. As the largest nonprofit provider of new reading glasses to people living in impoverished communities, RestoringVision has the potential of making a significant difference. Two years […]

May-Jun Newsletter – Thank YOU for a Succesful First Half of the Year!

Dear Partners and Friends, Summer is here and we have much to celebrate! In the first six months of the year, together with you, we’ve restored vision for 1.9 million people! Our partners have traveled to far and remote villages to create access to glasses for those who need them most – as one of […]

Thank You for Making #ReadingGlassesDay a Success!

This year on June 7, RestoringVision and FGX International launched the very first Reading Glasses Day, a commemorative date dedicated to raising awareness about the lack of access to reading glasses in developing countries, and the impact that vision correction through reading glasses has on people’s lives. We’re thrilled to report that, thanks to the […]

Mar-Apr Newsletter – Celebrate Reading Glasses Day with Us!

Dear Partners and Friends, This is a time of renewed energy and for us at RestoringVision, it’s the perfect moment to launch an exciting new initiative. For the first time ever, RestoringVision together with FGX International is launching Reading Glasses Day on Friday, June 7. This is a commemorative date dedicated to raising awareness about […]

The Impact of Access

Imagine for a moment that you’re a teacher who can’t see clearly to grade papers, or an administrator who struggles to see well enough to write reports. All you need is a simple pair of reading glasses, yet there are none available in your village.  That was the reality for the staff at WISER Girls […]