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!
It’s hard to believe, but there are only 12 sleeps left until Christmas! For some of you, the thought of having less than two weeks to prepare might have you panicking a little bit. How on earth are you going to get all of your shopping done in time? For others, the thought of having… Continue Reading What kind of holiday shopper are you?
Art Jenkyns used to say, “You can’t change the world, but you can change some people’s world.” As founder of Operation Eyesight, he did just that. And as a dedicated husband and father, he also made the world a better place for his family. Art and his beloved wife, Una, had five children: Tom, Linda,… Continue Reading Remembering a loving husband and father
This is one of my favourite times of the year. Lights are going up around my neighbourhood. The first strains of carols are chiming cheerily in stores. And my grandchildren are gearing up in anticipation. It’s also time to think about gifts for the special folks in your life. Our team has put together a… Continue Reading 5 fun philanthropic holiday gift ideas
I met Sister Cecilia Chematia last year at Kenya’s Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in the small city of Eldoret. (Read more about my visit to the hospital here.) Operation Eyesight and its donors have supported the hospital’s eye unit since 2005. A 74-year old Roman Catholic nun from the Kaiboi convent, 50 km outside… Continue Reading A teacher learns that clear vision is possible again