Advocating to Advance Eye Health on the Global Agenda
As we now come together as a united global community determined to help all people to see clearly no matter their income or location in the world, a momentum is building to include vision and refractive error, an area in which RestoringVision has dedicated 2 decades of work, on to the global agenda.
20 Years of Clear Vision: A Blog Series Celebrating RestoringVision’s Leaders, Partners, and Supporters
By Stephanie Godward, Director of Marketing and Communications, RestoringVision RestoringVision is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023. As part of our celebration, we present a new blog series honoring and recognizing our board members, partners, and leaders who have helped to advance our mission to empower millions of people across the globe annually with clear […]
Meet RestoringVision’s Partner Relations Associate: Joan Hancock
Joan Hancock grew up in Queens, New York, attended Queens College, and had a successful career in cosmetics industry management before joining the RestoringVision team along with her husband, Steve Hancock. The couple had two boys before moving to Florida. Joan joined RestoringVision to have a positive impact on people in need. What do you enjoy […]
Delta Gamma Foundation Awards RestoringVision with Generous Grant to Serve People in Need of Vision Services and Eyeglasses in the United States
RestoringVision recently won its third Service for Sight grant from the Delta Gamma Foundation. The funding will support bringing vision services and eyeglasses to 270,000 low-income people in the United States.
RestoringVision Releases 2022 Annual Report Highlighting Impact and Growth: Helping Individuals, Families, and Communities Thrive
RestoringVision has released its 2022 Annual Report, highlighting its impact and growth as the organization served nearly 3.4 million people living in extreme poverty across the globe in a single year with the vision services and eyeglasses they need to see clearly.
April is National Volunteer Month: Recognizing Dr. David Curtis for Changing Lives with Clear Vision While Multiplying His Impact
This National Volunteer Month, we recognize Dr. Curtis for his 80 completed medical missions over the course of 24 years, helping to solve the global vision crisis while thinking “outside of the box” to create his Eye Doc in a Box program, which trains lay people to complete vision screenings in impoverished communities worldwide.
RestoringVision Named a Finalist in the 2023 Classy Awards
Classy, a giving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with causes they care about, has named RestoringVision as a finalist for the 2023 Classy Awards.
RestoringVision Joins Coalition for Clear Vision Steering Committee
RestoringVision has joined the Coalition for Clear Vision Steering Committee as it continues to lead the charge for solving the global vision crisis. Consistent with RestoringVision’s vision – a world where everyone who needs glasses has them – the Coalition for Clear Vision, its Steering Committee, and its members are determined to ensure that every person on this planet has permanent access to affordable quality eye care services and glasses by the end of 2050.
20 Years of Clear Vision: A New Blog Series Celebrating RestoringVision’s Leaders, Partners, and Supporters
Ambassador Mary Ann Peters, a dynamic global leader who has served as diplomat, CEO of The Carter Center, provost of the U.S. Naval War College, and in other prestigious positions, now brings her depth of expertise to her role as a board member at RestoringVision, whose focus is on solving uncorrected refractive error for people in need across the globe.
Meet RestoringVision’s Manager of Program and Monitoring: Thioro Ndoye
Thioro Ndoye joined RestoringVision in February 2023. She spent the majority of her childhood in Senegal, West Africa. Growing up in Senegal allowed Thioro to understand the needs of developing countries. Thioro developed a passion for helping underserved communities while completing an internship on the risks of vaping. After earning her B.A. in Health Services […]