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FY-Eye: February 2021

    FY-Eye: February 2021 For over 30 years, Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has partnered with school and public health nurses across Wisconsin. Through our partnership and collaboration, hundreds of thousands of children receive sight-saving vision screenings, vision health education, and assistance navigating the vision care system. Together, we set children on a path for lifelong

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month!

To learn more about AMD, please visit Bausch + Lomb’s Sight Matters Facebook Page. Throughout the month of February, for every like or share on any post with the heading ‘Bausch + Lomb: 1 Like = $1 Donation’ a donation will be made to Prevent Blindness for up to $50,000. Let’s spread this good word and awareness for AMD

FY-Eye: January 2021

    FY-Eye: January 2021   Prevent Blindness Wisconsin ensures children have healthy vision to learn while providing essential vision health education to future healthcare providers through our student Vision Screener Training and Certification Program – High School and University Partnerships. We work with nursing and pre-health programs, pre-health clubs and associations, and service organizations

FY-Eye: December 2020

  FY-Eye: December 2020   The year 2020 was filled with a lot of uncertainty and fear for many of us; however, for PBW it was filled with new opportunities, places of growth, and team bonding. We would like to thank all of our partners, volunteers, donors, funders and, most importantly the clients we served.

UW-Parkside Capstone Partnership

During the Fall 2020 semester, Prevent Blindness Wisconsin was lucky enough to partner with three Health Communication Capstone students at UW-Parkside. The three students completed research on the impact of screen time and vision health and created educational materials sharing their findings. PBW staff enjoyed working with the three students, Samantha Porter, Kaila McLaurin, Mohamed

PBW in the News

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is honored to have participated in the Biz Times Giving Guide. We are thrilled to share our work alongside many of our local partners. To see our two page add you can follow the link here: Biz Times

FY-Eye: November 2020

    FY-Eye: November 2020 Because November is Diabetes-Related Eye Disease Awareness Month, we would like to highlight our dedicated partner, the Wisconsin Lions Foundation. For over 30 years, the Wisconsin Lions Foundation and Wisconsin Lions Clubs have offered vision screenings and sight-saving services for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites.   The Wisconsin Lions Foundation is

FY-Eye September 2020

    FY-Eye: September 2020 We would like to share our gratitude for our Community Volunteers who help us reach thousands of Wisconsin residents through support and vision screening efforts. Our network of 14 community volunteer groups began more than 25 years ago with a group of devoted Delta Gamma alumnae from the North Shore,

Fy-Eye August 2020

  FY-Eye: August 2020 Children’s Vision Health Program Each year, children begin their educational careers and need our support to ensure they have healthy vision to build a strong educational foundation for lifelong success. The Children’s Vision Health Program improves children’s access to vision care, makes healthy vision a priority in communities across Wisconsin, and

2019- 2020 Annual Meeting Award Recipients

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 Annual Meeting of the Board award recipients in the support of healthy vision for Wisconsin residents of all ages. These six recipients have gone above and beyond to ensure Prevent Blindness Wisconsin's mission and vision is fulfilled and that the work of our organization shines throughout