I was born with a cataract and underwent several surgeries, which gave me the best chance of having vision. The more time I spent in the hospital, the more I learned that not everyone in need of medical attention is fortunate to receive care. I created Vision for and from Children to afford other children the eye surgeries and vision services they so desperately need and deserve. Millions of children are visually impaired; yet most have conditions that are easily diagnosed and corrected with access to treatment. Vision for and from Children has helped to provide 27,626 children from around the world with the gift of sight! It is my hope that, together, you and I will enable others to see the sun and moon! “IMPACT begins with ‘I.’”©
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PROGRESS TO GOAL
Diplomats of Vision for and from Children create and initiate fundraising projects. Be a Diplomat and bring the gift of sight to children around the world. Vision for and from Children is seeking a Diplomat in your neighborhood! Apply now!
Logan has been an active supporter of Vision for and from Children since 2010. He spearheads local fundraising efforts as well as leads and participates in international and regional events. As President of the Spanish Honor Society, he liaises for missions to developing regions. Logan continues to dedicate his time to assuring that children in need of sight-saving surgeries get the care they deserve!
John has been an active supporter of Vision for and from Children since 2009. Between Boy Scout events, engineering Lego masterpieces and starring in school theatrical productions, John dedicates his time to bettering the lives of children in need of vision services.
Hannah is a 15-year-old who loves Science and English. Hannah found out about Vision for and from Children while researching for a school project. Hannah has strabismus and had eye surgery when she was three. She believes that every child should have the same medical attention and care that she had. She has started fundraising and will continue to do so. Outside of school, she is a figure skater and also sang in her County and Region Choirs. She cannot wait to continue fundraising and help give children the gift of sight!
National Jefferson Awards Ceremony
Join Lillian with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Jeff Skoll (Skoll Foundation), Lauren Bush Lauren & Target Corp. at National Jefferson Awards Ceremony, referred to as Nobel Prize for Public Service
Cantor Fitzgerald/BGC Charity Day commemorates colleagues who perished 9/11. 100% global revenues to charities worldwide including VFAFC! Join Lillian w/ Sean Landeta, Mariano Rivera, 50 Cent, Pam Anderson, Steve Buscemi & dozens more!
Join Lillian at the United Nations Social Innovation Summit 2014 as she represents VFAFC alongside heads of JP Morgan Chase, Chobani, Skype, Huffington Post, Panera Bread, JetBlue, Nestle, Microsoft, Google & more.
National Jefferson Awards Ceremony
Tom Brokaw (TV Journalist), Mariano Rivera (NY Yankees), Andrew Shue (DoSomething.org), Maria Keller (Read Indeed) & Lillian Pravda
ONE MILLION $1 BILLS
Vision for and from Children launches its
1 MILLION $1 BILLS campaign!
Join Lillian at the Global Citizenship Action Project Conference in NYC.
Join Lillian at the Core Club for an inspiring event moderated by 60 Minutes correspondent, Lesley Stahl. Lillian will be a panelist alongside honored guests, Marty Lyons (NY Jets) & Sam Beard (Jefferson Awards Co-Founder).
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