Millions of children need vision care, and with your help, their future is bright.

How To Get Involved

Essilor Vision Foundation believes that we cannot solve the vision crisis alone—it takes a community to help the millions of children in the U.S. who need vision services. By partnering with parents, schools, eyecare professionals, nonprofit charities, and community leaders, Essilor Vision Foundation is able to provide vision exams and glasses to children in need.

Share with Eye Doctors

Eye doctors can get involved with Essilor Vision Foundation and providing clear sight to children in a few ways. Learn more about Changing Life through Lenses® and See Kids Soar® for eye doctors.

Champions for Sight

Essilor Vision Foundation is investing in the community, schools and parents so each person can be an advocate for children’s vision health. Through partnerships with schools and non-profits, more children receive access to vision care. By providing resources to teachers and parents, each one can better advocate for their students and children, making them a champion for good sight.


Vision is an invisible problem since most children are not aware they can’t see clearly, yet up to 44% of parents don’t know that behavior problems can be indication their child has a vision impairment.

We support parents by providing resources to understand and raise awareness about the importance of children’s visual health


We provide vision services to low-income children at no cost to families through mobile clinics at schools and other special events.

Eye Doctors

We support eyecare professionals who are advocates for vision in their communities by providing them with low-cost resources.


We build relationships and offer resources to charities who understand that the ability to see impacts a child’s ability to succeed.


We partner with corporations who graciously support the cause of vision with their time, donations, and talent.

Donate Your Birthday

This year, your birthday can change the lives of people who cannot see clearly. Just $20 provides a free pair of glasses for a child in need. As you blow out your birthday candles, you can invite your friends to be part of changing lives with you.

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