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6 fundraising ideas for sports fundraisers that could help you recruit new players

By Nicholas Bayliss | Posted 02/03/20

Are you a member of a sports club that’s looking to organise a community or charity fundraiser? Perhaps you’re looking for fundraising inspiration, a new take on an existing idea or you’re just after a tried and tested method that won’t require you to quit your day job to organise. Read on for more.

Importance of Gender Equity

By Ian Wishart | Posted 28/02/20

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to achieving gender equity through our sight-restoring work because the burden of blindness is higher for women with the global number sitting at 20 million – that means 55% of the world’s blind are women. Read on to discover more.

Unpacking Gender Equity Interventions

By Cathy Malla | Posted 28/02/20

Every year March 8 marks International Women’s Day. A day when individuals, organisations, and businesses recognise the contribution women make in every facet of society. It's also a day when we acknowledge the disparities women face in all aspects of life, and the subsequent need to take action.

Trachoma Research and Innovation at The Fred Hollows Foundation

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 25/02/20

Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness with 157.7 million people living in high risk areas. The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to the global elimination of trachoma as a public health problem, and believe trachoma will be eliminated as a public health problem in the next decade.

11 Fundraising ideas from a 10-year-old philanthropist

By Tehya | Posted 18/02/20

One of The Fred Hollows Foundation's youngest supporters Tehya began fundraising when she was just 7 years old. 3 years on and she has now shared her top 11 tips for getting started with your own fundraising. Read on for her tips.

Fred's Final Years

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/02/20

Professor Fred Hollows was diagnosed with cancer in the late ’80s, but continued his work restoring sight. Before he died, Fred, Gabi and their closest friends wanted to ensure his work would live on setting up The Fred Hollows Foundation. Read on to discover more about Fred's final years.

11 times Fred Hollows was remembered

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/02/20

Fred Hollows' death on 10 February, 1992, was met with an outpouring of emotion. Here are 11 of the things said about him after his passing.

BBC series shines the light on how diabetes can lead to blindness in Bangladesh and around the world

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 07/02/20

BBC Storyworks has today launched a series, Turning the Tide, which will showcase The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work in Bangladesh to help end vision loss caused by diabetic eye disease (also known as diabetic retinopathy).

5 native Australian foods that are good for your eyes

By Latika Mani | Posted 05/02/20

Australia’s flora and fauna is diverse with 80 percent of it being unique to our country. Read on to discover five native Australian foods that are great for your eye health, nutrient-rich and distinctive in flavour, making them a must-try.

What to do with your old eyeglasses

By Matthew Perkins | Posted 28/01/20

What do you do with your old pair of glasses if they break or become out-of-date? Here’s 5 things that will give your spectacles a new lease on life and even help someone along the way, from recycling to rehoming.

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