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RestoringVision: World Sight Day

We invite you to raise awareness and funds with us this World Sight Day – October 13 – in our mission to provide vision screenings and eyeglasses for people living on less than $2/day. We also call on new donors to join us in solving the global vision crisis. We invite you to be a

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RestoringVision: Giving Tuesday

This year RestoringVision is turning Giving Tuesday into Giving Sight Day! They are looking to raise $50,000 to give 50,000 people the gift of clear vision this holiday season. This year, the Giving Sight Day theme is “New Lens on Life.” RestoringVision is urging everyone to extend their generosity and help the most vulnerable populations access

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18 Years, 19 Million Reasons Thanks to YOU!

We would like to congratulate our partners at RestoringVision on their 18th anniversary! We have always been big supporters of their mission to change lives here and abroad by providing vision care to those who need it. Together we have helped over 200,000 people obtain glasses with our See Well, Do Good initiative. To many

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TWU Mets’ Spirit Award

TWU Local 100 was honored with the Mets Spirit Award at Citi Field for their brave and tireless work during the pandemic. Friday’s event was held to recognize the contributions made by transport workers over the last two years, and GVS was there to show our support and celebrate. Cheers to a great night of

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RestoringVision: 17 Years! 17 Million People Helped!

Today, our partners at RestoringVision are celebrating 17 years of bringing clear vision to the most impoverished people around the world. They have also recently hit a major milestone: 17 MILLION people helped. In honor of these achievements, RestoringVision has launched a “17 Years, 17 Million People Helped” campaign and unveiled its new homepage.   These

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Vision Care is Essential for Growing Children

  Studies have shown that a lack of vision care can have harmful effects on a child’s growth. According to recent surveys, over half of all parents overlook their child’s eye health, which can impede their learning and increase their risk of developing diseases. Eye exams are especially important for growing children. A child’s intellectual

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GVS Joins the 2019 Labor Day Parade

GVS’ Tony Rosario and Heather Brown enjoy the Labor Day Parade, walking alongside George Miranda (Vice President, International Teamsters), Chris Silvera (Secretary-Treasurer, Teamsters Local 808) and Matthew Bruccoleri (Business Manager, Teamsters Local 272).   GVS proudly joined the community to celebrate Labor Day, marching with our union brothers and sisters in the NYC Labor Day

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Vision Coverage Saves Lives

Vision is an essential part of life and work. In fact, we use our sight so frequently that we can sometimes take it for granted. But as much as our eyes help us in our everyday lives, their most valuable role could be in safeguarding our health.   Vision care is an affordable and effective

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