We would like to extend special thanks to these donors for all of their support!
Voluntary Check-Off at the Division of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. DMVs and Tax Collectors throughout the state participate in the annual Sight Saver Campaign. Check the box on your driver’s license or vehicle registration renewal form and make a difference today! Preserve Vision Florida (formerly Prevent Blindness Florida) would like to thank all participants who continue to donate $1 or more when you renew your driver or vehicle registration. We appreciate your continued support.
The Bikers Care Tag is a motorcycle specialty tag, the donations from which continue to help save sight. Preserve Vision Florida (formerly Prevent Blindness Florida) is proud to be a recipient of the proceeds of this very special motorcycle tag. The patriotic tag continues to gain popularity with bikers who want to support vision preservation.
AAA Auto Club Group has continued to support Preserve Vision Florida through the annual drivers license donation program. When you renew your license and auto tags, please remember to check the box donating $1 or more to Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida). Help save sight!
Each year, Premier Eye Care donates to Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) in an effort to help people preserve their sight. Preserve Vision Florida thanks Premier Eye Care for this extraordinary commitment to our shared mission of improving vision care for all our nation’s citizens.
Allegany Franciscan Ministries has awarded Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) three major grants. We currently hold a Major Grant to provide adult vision screenings in Hillsborough and Pinellas.
The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County funds Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) to expand its children’s vision screenings and parent education from Oct. 2014-Sept. 2015. Our goal is to screen 1,200 children and educate 300 parents/caregivers about vision health and safety at home, at play, and during sports. As part of the parent education session, we provide adult vision screenings, and we provide medical vision services and eye wear if needed. We are also in line for a second phase grant for $95,000 for 2015-2016. We have held a subcontract with them for years to screen kids at area Children’s Board Family Resource Centers.
The Juvenile Welfare Board funds Preserve Vision Florida to expand its children’s vision screenings and parent education from Oct. 2016-Sept. 2017. Our goal is to screen 2,000 children and educate 300 parents/caregivers about vision health and safety at home, at play, and during sports. As part of the education sessions and screenings, we provide medical vision services and eye wear if needed. JWB believes in investing in children and strengthening the community in Pinellas county.
The Seeing Lakeland Vision Screening Program, sponsored by the GiveWell Community Foundation, provides free vision screenings to children and adults, utilizing health services at Lakeland’s clinic of the Polk County Health Department. Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) also screens with Family Fundamentals, Girls Inc. of Lakeland, and the Boys & Girls Club of Lakeland.
The Early Childhood Coalition
Healthy Start Hillsborough County
Robert S. and Mildred Baynard Trust
Katherine R. Cushman Estate
Sun Coast Credit Union Foundation
Thanks to our 2016 Person of Vision Sponsors:
AAA – The Auto Club Group
Premier Eye Care
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Eventions of Florida
Adams and Reese
Bausch + Lomb
Gonzmart Family of Restaurants
Raymond James Financial
Tampa General Hospital
The Yerrid Foundation
Tampa International Airport
University of Tampa