Giving so that others may see

Categories: Donors, Eye Surgery
We love hearing from our donors and learning why and how they support Operation Eyesight. Many of our donors have struggled with poor vision in the past; they understand just how precious the gift of sight can be, and they’re dedicated to ensuring others can have their vision restored too. Leila, from Toronto, ON, has… Continue Reading Giving so that others may see

From the 1960s to today

Categories: India, News
Don and Sylvia Hatfield from Victoria, BC have been supporting Operation Eyesight since the very beginning. Don first heard of Operation Eyesight through his mother, who supported Dr. Ben Gullison’s work in India even before Art Jenkyns founded our organization in 1963. Don was a chaplain at the Canadian Forces Base in Kingston, Ontario. When… Continue Reading From the 1960s to today

Remembering Elizabeth Stuart

Categories: Donors, Legacy donors
We celebrate the generosity of every donor, and there are many who deserve recognition! One whom we would like to celebrate is Elizabeth Stevens Stuart. Elizabeth was born in 1907 in Osgoode, Ontario, and passed away there in 2011, at age 105. She was one of our treasured lifelong donors, who began giving to Operation… Continue Reading Remembering Elizabeth Stuart

Inspiring youth at Queen Elizabeth High School

Categories: Donors, Our Work
We’re excited to announce that we now have a student club: Youth for Operation Eyesight! This initiative was created by our school committee (run by our Philanthropy team and two enthusiastic volunteers) as a way to educate Calgary youth about our work and provide them with an opportunity to give back to the global community.… Continue Reading Inspiring youth at Queen Elizabeth High School

One man’s legacy makes a significant impact

Categories: Donors, Our Work
John Hacault certainly had a great big heart. A longtime donor to Operation Eyesight, John passed away in Vancouver in 2013. Thanks to his generous legacy gift, our partner hospitals are able to reach out and give the gift of sight to people in need. One such partner is Dr. Salins Eye Hospital, located in… Continue Reading One man’s legacy makes a significant impact