The latest updates from Essilor See Change, FramesDirect.com’s parent company’s charitable foundation.
While athletes from around the world competed at the Olympic Games in Rio last month, Vision For Life, Essilor’s strategic giving fund, joined hands with French non-profit organization Sport’ A Vie to show 120 young people from underprivileged suburbs of Paris just how difficult it is for some Brazilian communities to have access to basic vision care, offering 28 orphans the gift of vision. Learn more.
As the world’s eyes turn to Brazil for the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, we focus on how four young athletes have had their lives changed thanks to the free eyeglasses they received last year. Learn more.
Thanks to a partnership between Coastal’s Change The View, and a local Nicaraguan company, Opticas Visión, children received their very first eyeglasses and even got to choose their own frames!. Learn more.
With a staggering 1.5 million drivers in the UK alone estimated to have never had their vision tested, Essilor UK has launched a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the impact of poor vision on driving and make the nation’s roads safer. Learn more.
Vision For Life ambassador uses spare time to promote eye care in Ivory Coast. Learn more.
Vision Impact Institute president Maureen Cavanagh discusses how a trip to the eye doctor can help prevent children entering kindergarten from developing learning difficulties or even permanent blindness. Learn more.