Aly’s emotional journey begins

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Aly has been keeping us updated about his travels on Twitter and Instagram: "Day one of my first journey with Operation Eyesight to see the wonderful work of our great organization. Six countries and ten flights in 28 days. My first stop is Nairobi Kenya. So much gratitude for this awesome role. #4AllTheWorld2C"
For most of us, leaving our comfort zone is something we like to avoid. But for Aly, our President and CEO, getting uncomfortable is something he looks forward to in the weeks to come. During September, Aly will be visiting our project countries to meet with our international team and participate in 30 days of… Continue Reading Aly’s emotional journey begins

How one man turned his despair into a dream and vision for millions

Categories: Blog, Communities, Hospitals, News, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Brian Foster, former Executive Director, picture here with 10-yr-old grandson Rourke.
Brian Foster and Benny’s Restaurant enjoyed a special relationship. It’s here in this Calgary eatery that Foster imagined a plan that would shift the fortunes of a global organization. “Benny’s was my network place and a lot of ideas were hatched there,” says Foster, 70. “I solved a lot of problems over breakfast. But better… Continue Reading How one man turned his despair into a dream and vision for millions

We have text to donate!

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Text to donate operation eyesight
We’re excited to announce that giving the Gift of Sight is now easier than ever! From the comfort of your own phone, you can send us a $5 donation with a simple text! Give $5 and help us reach the unreached – and you can ask your friends to donate too, which will help us reach… Continue Reading We have text to donate!

GivingTuesday 2017 was a great success, thanks to you!

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Strikes for Sight highlights
On November 28, just about a month ago today, we kicked off the holiday giving season with GivingTuesday! Following on the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a special day dedicated to giving back around the world, and we’re proud to have made it an annual event for Operation Eyesight. To help… Continue Reading GivingTuesday 2017 was a great success, thanks to you!

Gifts for every occasion!

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Happy spring, everyone! If you’re like me, your calendar for the next few months is filling up quickly with birthday celebrations, engagement parties, hockey wrap-up parties (for my grandkids) and, of course, spring cleaning, gardening and golfing. Whew! On top of all that, you might be worrying about when you’re going to have time to… Continue Reading Gifts for every occasion!