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Prevent Blindness Works With Eagles Charitable Foundation to Train Philadelphia School Nurses

PHILADELPHIA—Prevent Blindness, the leading volunteer eye health and safety organization in the U.S., oversaw the administration of vision-screening training and certification at a professional development meeting for Philadelphia school nurses held here Friday. The professional development meeting was hosted by the Philadelphia Eagles Charitable Foundation and was held at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL’s Eagles. It was the seventh annual professional development meeting the foundation has hosted for Philadelphia school nurses, according to a statement about the event. According to the statement, studies indicate that about one in four school-aged children have a vision problem that requires treatment…


PECAA Launches ‘Growing Through Giving,’ a Marketing and Charitable Giving Program

Helping to kick off the new PECAA initiative are (L to R): Jamie Hughes of PECAA, Corey Sizemore of PECAA, Eric Anderson of Optometry Giving Sight, Deb Klug of Innexus, Jill Stephenson of PECAA and Beverly Spears representing Zeiss.​ PORTLAND, Ore.—PECAA, a national alliance for independent doctors, has launched “Growing Through Giving,” a member marketing and charitable giving program that will support PECAA’s charity of choice, Optometry Giving Sight (OGS), according to an announcement. OGS raises funds to support children’s vision projects in underserved countries. Growing Through Giving harnesses the charitable giving power of PECAA’s 2,325 member doctors, while also…