$50,000 in COVID Relief Funds Awarded to 12 North American Charities

Optometry Giving Sight awards $50,000 in COVID Relief funds to nine nonprofit organizations in the US and three in Canada.

In an effort to support North American organizations and to further enhance our national presence, Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) awarded 12 organizations with grants up to $5,000. The funding will support work in providing eye exams and glasses to individuals in underrepresented communities, special project funding to build sustainable vision care efforts, and opportunities to provide diversity and inclusion training to staff, volunteers and board members:

Canadian Grant Recipients:

Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Downtown Eastside Eye Clinic
Vision Institute of Canada

USA Grant Recipients:

Healing California
Lawndale Christian Health Center
Mezu International Foundation Inc
Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
Prevent Blindness
Sight & Sound
Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity/International
VOSH Nebraska