Q&A with Rob Ohlson, Board Chair

Categories: Communities
In June 2014, Rob Ohlson was announced as new Chair of the Operation Eyesight Canada Board of Directors. We are delighted to have Rob, our former Vice Chair, lead our volunteer directors as they provide strategic direction to assist us in fulfilling our mission to eliminate avoidable blindness. We checked in with Rob to get… Continue Reading Q&A with Rob Ohlson, Board Chair

From the mouths of babes

Categories: Donors
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find myself needing inspiration. Those of us in Operation Eyesight’s Calgary headquarters are oceans away from our programs and projects in Africa and India. Thanks to meetings, email and other distractions, some days, it can be easy to lose sight of why we do what we do.… Continue Reading From the mouths of babes

5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012

Categories: Communities, News, Our Work, Prevention

It’s been a great year for storytelling here at Grey Mist Lifting! We’ve certainly enjoyed the opportunity to tell you an inspiring story every Friday. Together, we’ve travelled to Africa and India and introduced you to some of the children, women and men whose lives have changed, thanks to our supporters. Here are five highlights… Continue Reading 5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012

Thanks to you!

Categories: News, Our Work
As we looked back on the 2011 year during our annual general meeting this past week, I was filled with immense gratitude for our donors. All of the work we do – every single project we undertake and every single person whose life is changed – is thanks to your kind generosity. Because of you,… Continue Reading Thanks to you!

Eyes wide open in 2012

Categories: Our Work
Have you ever heard the term “blind charity?” If you’re guessing that’s what Operation Eyesight is about, you’d be mistaken. Of course, our work deals with blindness prevention and treatment, but we don’t expect our donors to give blindly, which is what the term refers to. Our wish is that our donors are fully aware… Continue Reading Eyes wide open in 2012