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Draper James and VSP Eyes of Hope Commit Nearly $4 Million to Fund Eye Care and Eyewear in Support of Young Women

Initiative will expand access to 10,000 eye exams and glasses in Nashville and surrounding region
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – When was your last eye exam?

One Year After Hurricane Harvey: Dr. Pravda’s Story

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“Not knowing what the future was going to bring was really scary.” – Dr. Jay Pravda

After leaving his house by boat and seeing his office under water in a drone video, VSP Network Doctor Jay Pravda, O.D., was unsure of what the future would hold. “It was just an awful feeling not knowing where we were going to live, what I was going to do, and how we were going to pay for everything,” he said, reflecting on his angst after the storm.

VSP Global Doubles Original 2020 Commitment to Provide Access to Eye Care and Eyewear

Goal to help one million people in need reached two years early thanks to partnership with VSP network doctors
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – “I was 9 years old and went to my school nurse because I was having trouble seeing the board,” said Jenna Lancaster. “The nurse knew of a program from VSP that could help our family with getting the eye exam and glasses, something that provided my mom a sense of relief because she was worried she couldn’t afford to get them on our own. The day I received my glasses, my entire world and performance in school totally changed.

VSP Global and GLAM4GOOD Join Forces to Expand Access to Critical Resources

Year-long effort brings vision care, eyewear, clothing and fashion accessories to communities in need
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/– A charitable collaboration, first developed through Hurricane Harvey outreach, is now taking formal shape in a year-long effort to provide access to comprehensive eye exams, prescription glasses, beauty and fashion items where they are needed most.

GLAM4GOOD Hosts Inspiring Mentoring Initiative With #VISIONQUEST Panel Discussion and #SHOPPINGSPREE4FREE for NYC High School Students

Nine West Eyewear Provided Access to Free Eye Glasses and Eye Exams with New Optical Offering for Teens
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NEW YORK, JUNE 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ GLAM4GOOD, the award-winning empowerment platform and non-profit organization, in partnership with Nine West Eyewear hosted 150+ students at New York City’s High School of Fashion Industries on Wednesday, June 6th with an inspiring panel discussion and mentoring initiative focused on preparing students for college, job interviews and presentations.

GLAM4GOOD Mobilizes Influential Brands to Continue Disaster Relief Efforts for Sick Children and Their Families Still Recovering from Hurricane Maria

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June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - GLAM4GOOD, the award-winning, empowerment platform and non-profit organization, headed to Puerto Rico to hold an emergency aid initiative in San Juan on Wednesday, May 23rd. This event was planned in response to a request from San Jorge Children’s Hospital to bring help, happiness, and hope to children who are not only dealing with critical illness, but also with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

VSP Global and U.S. Conference of Mayors Partner on Free Vision Care Events for Third Year

Outreach tour connects VSP network doctors and communities in need of eye exams and glasses in three cities
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Echo Green has worn glasses all her adult life, but she had not had an eye exam in 10 years. Today, she’s grateful for an updated prescription that includes bifocal lenses. “Your eyes are precious, they are the only ones you’re going to have so you have to take care of them the best you can,” said Green.

VSP Vision Care and Prevent Blindness Launch ‘Clicks for Kids’ to Enhance Access to Vision Screenings and Eye Exams for Head Start Children

Campaign to help fund vision screening trainings in 25 Head Start Programs throughout the U.S. and provide access to eye exams and glasses for children in vulnerable communities
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Healthy vision is essential to a child’s ability to learn, play sports or carry out daily tasks, and receiving eye care early on can help to detect problems that could impair eyesight for life.

Up to $5 Million in Aid Committed by VSP Global to Support Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Company partnering with network doctors who will provide eye care to those in need
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September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Eye care and eyewear are not usually top of mind following a natural disaster, but rebuilding your life in the aftermath when you can’t see clearly can make it even more difficult. VSP Global is committed to providing access to care at all times, but in times of crisis, that focus is amplified. To help, VSP Global has committed up to five million dollars in relief efforts. This includes partnering with VSP network doctors whose businesses have been damaged to help them return to providing eye care and eyewear for community members in need. 

Half of US Parents Skip Back-to-School Eye Exams for Their Children, Survey Says

Survey reveals parents’ confusion about when and how often kids should visit the eye doctor for a comprehensive eye exam
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August 10, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - As much as 80 percent of learning a child does is visual, with children spending most of the school day reading, looking at a blackboard, and using laptops and tablets. However, come back-to-school season, parents overlook one of the most critical learning tools – their child’s eyes.

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