Christmas is a special time for everyone. It’s a chance to unwind, spend time with family, and it’s a time for giving.
Many of us feel we have everything we need, so we often look for alternative and meaningful present ideas. If you’d like to give something a little different this year, perhaps you’d consider helping someone living with avoidable blindness. Your donation makes a significant impact – in some countries as little as $25 can restore someone’s sight
If you’re already a regular donor
, you might like to make double the impact by giving a little extra this Christmas. Another idea is to donate some of the money your family would normally spend on gifts for each other. This way, everyone can get involved and feel good about giving the gift of sight
Whatever you can give, know your donation will go towards training doctors, nurses and health workers so they can treat their own communities. It will help restore people’s independence and give children the chance to go to school. It will make a difference.
Here’s the power of your donation:
Let's fix eyes.
- $100 can fund up to 20 intraocular lenses used in cataract sight-restoring surgery
- $250 can restore sight to 10 people
- $400 represents a full month of eye screenings by an optometrist in Nepal
- $850 represents providing glasses for 180 children at a screening camp in Nepal
- $1600 could train a trachoma lid surgeon in Ethiopia
- $4000 could train an eye doctor in Laos to perform cataract surgery on thousands of needlessly blind people
Please give today.