CHARITIES & NON-PROFITS

http://www.wvi.org/wvi/wviweb.nsf

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

http://orbis.org/blindness.aspx?lang=1

ORBIS prevents and treats blindness by providing quality eye care to transform lives.

http://www.iefusa.org/

IEF is proud to have played a part in the reduction of the leading public health causes of blindness and has, in the last decade, worked harder to combat childhood blindness and the new threats highlighted by the World Health Organization in its December 16, 2004-released data on visual impairment.

http://www.vision2020.org/main.cfm?type=IAPBORGHOME

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organisation to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities

http://www.hki.org/

Helen Keller International (HKI) is among the oldest international NGOs (non-governmental organizations) devoted to preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition in the world.

http://www.cbm.org/

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in low income regions of the world

http://www.onesight.org/na/

OneSight, a Luxottica Foundation, is a family of vision care charities dedicated to providing healthy vision, eyewear and sun protection to those in need worldwide.

http://www.eyebank.utoronto.ca/index.html

To restore vision and improve quality of life through eye donations

http://www.givingsight.org/

Optometry Giving Sight is the only global fundraising initiative that specifically targets the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error – simply the need for an eye exam and a pair of glasses

http://www.sightsavers.org/default.html

We are an international charity which works with partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people in the developing world.

http://lionsclubs.org/EN/index.php

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That’s because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

http://www.uniteforsight.org/

Unite For Sight supports eye clinics worldwide by investing human and financial resources in their social ventures to eliminate patient barriers to eye care.

http://www.rotary.org/en/Pages/ridefault.aspx

In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you’ll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.

http://www.keyclub.org/home.aspx

Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world.

http://www.freethechildren.com/

Through leadership training at home and community development projects abroad, Free The Children empowers youth everywhere to make a difference.

http://www.cnib.ca/en/

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure blind and partially sighted Canadians have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

http://essilorvisionfoundation.org/Welcome/

To eliminate poor vision and its lifelong consequences

http://www.ehafoundation.org/

Our Foundation has a single focus—educate people about the importance of eye health.

http://www.islonline.org/

As an international educational NGO, ISL enlists medical and educational volunteer teams for the provision of services to under-served populations in Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Africa.

http://www.vosh.org/

The primary mission of VOSH/International is to facilitate the provision and the sustainability of vision care worldwide for people who can neither afford nor obtain such care.

http://www.optometryscharity.org/

Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation is committed to the mission – expanding eye health and vision care access to everyone in the U.S. in order to enhance human performance and quality of life.

http://visioninstitute.optometry.net/PracticeTemplates/index.aspx?user_data_id=499&menu_id=551

The Vision Institute is a non-profit charitable optometry clinic.

http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/en/

The NCCAH will pursue its vision through knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange and the creation and fostering of linkages among First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and communities, stakeholders, the population and public health community, and researchers.

http://www.twecs.ca/index.php

To collect old unused eyeglasses and distribute these eyeglasses in conjunction with eye exams given by properly trained individuals.

http://www.vdwoxford.org/index.htm

The Centre for Vision in the Developing World was founded and is dedicated to address the lack of proper eyecare in the developing world.

http://www.vao.org.uk/index.php

To transform access to eyecare services for people in developing countries by establishing Vision Centres, training healthcare workers and utilising the expertise of volunteers to undertake outreach programmess in areas away from existing facilities.

http://www.seva.ca/default.htm

Seva provides funding and expertise to partners in 9 developing countries: Nepal, Tibet, India, Tanzania, Madagascar, Malawi, Guatemala, Cambodia and Egypt – to deliver community and clinical eye care programs that reach the most vulnerable populations – women and children, the very poor and those living in rural areas.
 

http://www.chect.org.uk/cms/

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is a UK charity for families and individuals affected by retinoblastoma. We offer support, fund research and raise awareness.

 

 

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