Prevent Blindness x National Black Church Address Vision And Eye Health

CHICAGO (March, 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s  oldest volunteer eye health organization and the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches across 15 denominations, are announcing today that they are joining forces to improve the vision and eye health of the coalition’s 15.7 million African American churchgoers. African Americans have […]

Living Well With Low Vision x Enablemart Join Forces And Giving Back

CHICAGO (Jan., 2015) – Visitors to Living Well with Low Vision, lowvision.preventblindness.org, will now be able to purchase low vision aids and products through Enablemart.com, a premier provider of products for people with low vision.  Enablemart will donate 5 percent of every purchase made through lowvision.preventblindness.org to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest voluntary eye health […]

CooperVision and its Employees Donate $115,000 to Optometry Giving Sight

PLEASANTON, Calif., December, 2014 — CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE: COO) announced that through the creative fundraising efforts of its employees around the globe, $115,000 has been donated to Optometry Giving Sight in support of the 2014 World Sight Day Challenge. The company is an Optometry Giving Sight Global Gold Sponsor. Employees at more than 25 locations […]

Be Eye and Toy Safe This Holiday Season

CHICAGO (Dec, 2014) – Holiday shopping is already in full swing with most stores and online retailers.  And, the National Retail Federation forecasts sales in November and December to increase 4.1 percent from last year to $616.9 billion.  To help consumers, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest non-profit eye health and safety group, is providing tips […]

#GivingTuesday December 2nd For Prevent Blindness

#GivingTuesday, December 2, is a global initiative designed to encourage charitable giving.  Prevent Blindness is participating this year, and is asking for  donations to help give the gift of sight. When you donate, you are helping us provide Americans a lifetime of healthy vision. Because of your gift, we are able to prevent potentially blinding […]

Prevent Blindness Elects Three New Members to National Board of Directors

Prevent Blindness Elects Three New Members  to National Board of Directors.  Andrew Alcorn, Dr. Chad Overman and Dr. R. Tracy Williams join National Organization to Help Save Sight CHICAGO (Nov., 2014) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, has announced that Andrew Alcorn, president and CEO of Block Vision, Dr. […]

Transitions Optical x Visionworks x Darius Rucker Provide Free Vision Screening

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., October, 2014 – Transitions Optical, along with brand ambassador and Transitions® adaptive lenses™ wearer Darius Rucker and industry partner Visionworks®, provided free vision screenings to hundreds of students at Longview Elementary in Phoenix, Ariz. in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of healthy, enhanced vision and its connection to success […]