Mission

Mission

Help us give sight to one million eyes.
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Providing eyecare to people in need

Poor access to vision care is a widespread problem with serious impacts on individuals, families, and communities.
  • 16 million people in the U.S. have undiagnosed or uncorrected vision problems that could be fixed with eye glasses, contacts, or surgery. 1
  • Kids who suffer untreated vision problems are more likely to struggle with academic performance, social development and self-confidence. 2
  • Adults with vision impairments experience limited job opportunities, reduced mobility, social isolation, and a higher risk of chronic health conditions. 3
  • In 2018, an estimated one third of students in Omaha Public Schools had an undiagnosed vision problem. 4
Here’s the good news: Most vision impairments can be treated and corrected with cost effective services such as eyeglasses and minor surgeries. At Give Sight Local, we are committed to bringing vision care to underserved communities in the Omaha area.

EXERCISE YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE CAUSE

With the Give Sight app, your next workout can help us reach our goal of restoring vision to one million people around the world.

The Give Sight app matches every 120 calories burned by a user with a $1 donation from corporate sponsors. Each dollar helps us sponsor vision care services in underserved communities.

Download the app today, upload your workout, and together we can change the way the world sees.

1 “Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow.” National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016.  Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. 
2 “Correctable Vision Problems Hinder Learning for Too Many Children.” Gross, Kristian.  Ed Source Commentaries, 12 Oct. 2018. 
3  “The Social and Economic Impact of Poor Vision.” Vision Impact Institute. 2012.