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SmartBuyGlasses Partners With SightSavers Million Miracles

Buying a pair of specs will help give the gift of sight to a blind person in a developing country International development charity Sightsavers and global online retailer The SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group have teamed up, so that for every pair of pre...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 7, 2016

Prevent Blindness x Bausch+Lomb For MacularDegeneration Month

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – From Valentine’s Day to American Heart Health Month, February is traditionally the most heart-driven month of the year. This February, Bausch + Lomb is partnering with Prevent Blindness preventblindness.org, the nation’s oldes...
by Optical Vision Resources on Feb 6, 2016

Prevent Blindness Adds New Members to National Board of Directors

buy xanax without prescriptionCHICAGO (Nov. 12, 2015) – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, has announced that Richard Sanchez, Managing Partner of  Visibility Management, has been named Chair-Ele...
by Optical Vision Resources on Nov 16, 2015

Rebuilding Together Alexandria Recognizes Exceptional Volunteer Partners

Three outstanding volunteer partners recently received Raise a Roof Awards from Rebuilding Together Alexandria, a volunteer-based nonprofit that focuses on creating community stability and more socially, culturally, and economically diverse neighbo...
by Red Brick Town on Oct 30, 2015

Persuasion, Fundraising and Rabbits

Have you ever tried the popular trick of pulling the rabbit out of the top hat? It’s easy. First you need to get a very small rabbit. Sometimes these little … Continue reading →...
by Ideas That Work on Sep 14, 2015

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 recipien...
by Optical Vision Resources on Sep 10, 2015

Dr. Norm Thibault, PhD to Speak at Willows in the Wind about Adopted Teens

August 9, 2015 – 1pm – 4pm $10 in advance / $15 at the door City College of San Francisco Community Health and Wellness Center 50 Phelan Avenue | Room 103 (Downstairs) San Francisco, California Dr. Thibault, is the Founder of Three P...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Jun 10, 2015

Willows in the Wind Presents Dr. Norm Thibault, PhD

Willows in the Wind – Help for parents of troubled teens August 9, 2015 – 1pm – 4pm $10 in advance / $15 at the door City College of San Francisco Community Health and Wellness Center 50 Phelan Avenue | Room … Continue r...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 9, 2015

Letter Carriers Food Drive

Letter Carriers Food Drive Set the date! On Saturday, May 9, 2015 The United States Postal Letter Carriers will be collecting food donations. Leave your food donation in or near your mailbox for pick up by 9 am. If your Letter Carrier misses your don...
by Coupons 4 Utah on May 8, 2015

-Supreme Court Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage: Religious Liberty- “It is Going to Be an Issue”

The US Solicitor General Donald Verrili admitted that religious liberty was “going to be an issue” in response to questioning by justices of the Supreme Court. This observation followed the arguments he gave on behalf of the Obama administration...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 29, 2015

One Week to #Spring2Action in Alexandria – What if we all gave on one day?

Only one week remains until Spring2ACTion, 24 hours of online giving to benefit more than 120 nonprofits serving the Alexandria, Virginia community.
by Red Brick Town on Apr 15, 2015

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 a...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 15, 2015

Thousands Pledge to Pay It Forward on Annual Citywide Giving Day ‘Spring2ACTion’

ACT for Alexandria will host the 5th Annual Spring2ACTion event, a 24-hour online giving competition to raise money for local nonprofits in Alexandria, VA.
by Red Brick Town on Apr 14, 2015

Gramforacause — Connecting Non-profits and Instagrammers

“ When scrolling through my Instagram feed, I'm impressed by the quality and creativity of the photographers on the platform. I'm sure you've experienced the same. Gramforacause is the brainchild of @denisechan26 to make that talent easy for the no...
by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Apr 8, 2015

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.  Enablemar...
by Optical Vision Resources on Feb 7, 2015

Savvy Sweeties of the Week!

Bring one of them to their new home in Charlotte! If one of your New Year’s goals is to adopt a dog, you are in luck! Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have several adoption and animal rescue organizations from which to select your perfect pet. A...
by Hip Hoods on Jan 22, 2015

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 Da...
by Optical Vision Resources on Dec 29, 2014

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of not being able to do […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.
by The Mindful Word on Dec 11, 2014

#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 Amer...
by Optical Vision Resources on Nov 30, 2014

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 v...
by Optical Vision Resources on Nov 14, 2014


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