Prevent Blindness Names Former First Lady Laura Bush as the 2015 Person of Vision Award

CHICAGO (Sept., 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, has chosen Mrs. Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.  The award will be presented at the Prevent Blindness […]

Revo x Bono Join Together To Help Save Vision

NEW YORK – July, 2015 –Eyewear brand Revo and U2 lead singer Bono announced a partnership today to help prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than 5 million people by 2020. The initiative, dubbed “Buy Vision, Give Sight,” will drive $10 million to the fight to improve access to eye screening, prescription glasses and […]

WestGroupe Joins Think About Your Eyes Initiative

Alexandria, VA (April , 2015) – WestGroupe, an industry leader offering a premium selection of international brands catering to a more discerning eyewear customer, is the latest industry partner to support Think About Your Eyes, a national public awareness campaign aimed at educating consumers on the benefits of vision health. With this new addition, the […]

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 […]