As we begin a new year filled with promise and optimism, RestoringVision is hitting the ground running in 2023 – celebrating our 20th anniversary – with a renewed commitment to our vision: a world where everyone who needs glasses has them.
The first in a series featuring RestoringVision’s corporate partnerships and global impact. One of RestoringVision’s long-time top corporate donors, National Vision, Inc., serves as a company that is both prolific in its philanthropy and in its success. In the last two years, National Vision has continued to increase its commitment to philanthropy and the people […]
Kyle Oleksiuk joined RestoringVision in 2021. A writer with experience in crafting professional writing that is clear, organized, persuasive, and valuable to its audience, Kyle has a particular passion for advancing the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations through his writing. Prior to joining RestoringVision, Kyle worked as a grant writer for the nonprofits Breaking Ground […]
RestoringVision’s Board of Directors Promotes Executive Director Pelin Munis with New Title of CEO as Growth Accelerates
Pelin Munis, Ph.D., has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer of RestoringVision. Leading the global nonprofit through a period of growth this year, the organization will reach 3.5 million people living on less than $2 a day with the vision services and eyeglasses they need to see clearly.
RestoringVision to Launch New Lens on Life Campaign on the Biggest Day of Global Giving, GivingTuesday
RestoringVision invites all to be vision champions during the largest day of global giving this November 29 – #GivingTuesday – to support a noble cause and a profoundly ambitious goal: to raise $750,000 so that together, we can empower thousands of more lives with the gift of clear vision before year’s end.
RestoringVision lives and breathes partnerships. This is in our DNA and our founding was built on the power of partnerships with people and organizations working together to restore vision for people living on less than $2 a day, who lack access to a 13th-century invention – a pair of eyeglasses – and the ability to afford them.
By Pelin Munis, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, RestoringVision Clear vision is vital for leveling the playing field for people living on less than $2 a day. Our work to restore sight lies at the intersection of global health, education, and economic development and contributes to reducing inequalities worldwide. The United Nations states that “much of […]
Vision Health Interventions Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
By Pelin Munis, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, RestoringVision Restoring someone’s sight is the single most cost-effective health intervention to reduce poverty, according to the World Health Organization. The UN Resolution Vision for Everyone states, “Recognizing that improved vision and optimized functional ability for people with blindness or vision impairment leads to improvement in employment prospects, […]
At 13 years old, Sienna already has her sights set on changing the world. “Eyesight is one of the most important gifts we have and if you get involved in this work or donate, you can see how much you have changed someone’s life by helping them to see the world clearly again,” she said. This […]
The initial program will reach 80,000 Native Americans across 10 reservations, tribes, and organizations in the U.S. with access to the vision services and eyeglasses they need to see clearly.