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Did you know that over 670 million are blind or visually impaired only because they cannot get the vision care or glasses that they need? 

Did you know that one of the biggest challenges is that there aren’t enough locally trained optometrists in developing countries?_  

Optometry Giving Sight not only provides the eye exam and glasses, but also provides sustainability.  In Mali, West Africa, there is only one optometrist to serve a population of 14 million.  Optometry Giving Sight has helped establish a school of optometry training students all over Africa, many of whom will become the first optometrists in their home countries.  

 As optometry students, we are asking you to support this worthwhile cause and help raise funds so that more optometry students can be locally trained to provide eye care in their communities.

 Please click the ‘Sponsor our Team' link to make a donation in support of our efforts and help us meet our fundraising goal.  

Please join us in the World Sight Day challenge!

  • Goal $2,500.00
  • Raised $3,495.00
Top Donations
  • Giant Penny Grocery - $200.00
  • Hu family - $150.00
  • Phyllis Andrejko - $100.00
  • Kristen Griebel ('97) - $100.00
  • Truc & Aleem - $100.00
Donor Date Amount Message
NECO Students 11/1/2012 $40.00 Way to Go NECO!
Phyllis Andrejko 10/15/2012 $100.00 Nice Job!
Mark McNeil 10/11/2012 $10.00 Congratulations Kellie on surpassing your goal!
Sally Hayes 10/11/2012 $30.00 Congratulations on exceeding your goal!! Way to go NECO!
Kristen Griebel ('97) 10/10/2012 $100.00 Way to go, NECO!
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