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.
Clear vision enables opportunities for independence, education, work, and well-being. It is necessary to ensure that no woman or girl is left behind because of her inability to see clearly.
RestoringVision’s mission to empower lives by restoring vision for millions of people in need requires an all-hands-on-deck approach to solving the global vision crisis. From the moment a pair of eyeglasses begins the journey of making its way to the most remote parts of the world from our distribution center in Lockbourne, Ohio or our […]
Devora Kaiser, RestoringVision’s Customer Service Supervisor, has dedicated 15 years of her career to helping people to see clearly through her role at RestoringVision. Devora received what she refers to as her “Customer Service Boot Camp Training” with a Total Quality Management (TQM) organization in the 1980s. From that point on, in one form or […]
RestoringVision is Calling on New Donors to Help Solve the Global Vision Crisis in Recognition of World Sight Day
RestoringVision is raising awareness this World Sight Day – October 13 – by engaging its partners worldwide to provide vision screenings and eyeglasses for those living on less than $2/day, encouraging new donors to join in solving the global vision crisis.