Leading North American optometric companies, networks, schools and practices will once again join forces in a coalition led by Optometry Giving Sight in support of World Sight Day (October 13th) and the World Sight Day Challenge, which runs throughout September and October.
This is the 10th year of the Challenge, which encourages all members of the vision care community to make a donation or participate in a fundraising event to help fund sustainable eye health projects for people who are needlessly blind or vison impaired. This year will have a specific focus on the need for effective, sustainable eye health initiatives for children and adolescents as part of the Our Children’s Vision campaign.
“We are excited to be leading this industry based coalition in support of the 10th Anniversary of the World Sight Day Challenge in North America,” said Clive Miller, CEO of Optometry Giving Sight. “We are grateful for the support that we receive and encourage all eye and vision care companies, networks, schools and practices to take the Challenge and make a donation so that we can help end avoidable blindness and give sight and hope to the millions of people – including children and adolescents – in need.”
To read about the activities planned by WSDC Coalition members click here: http://www.givingsight.org/news2/latest-news/369-world-sight-day-challenge-coalition.html