CooperVision has donated US$100,000 to Optometry Giving Sight in support of the 2013 World Sight Day Challenge.
The company’s employees in 30 locations around the world raised US$50,000, which was matched Cooper Vision’s parent group. The Cooper Companies.
“It is a great honor to help give the gift of sight and make a difference to the lives of millions of people through the noble work of Optometry Giving Sight,” said John Weber, president of CooperVision. “We are extremely proud of the passion and generosity of our employees who have united together in support of a worthy cause.”
“We applaud the fantastic effort from CooperVision and its employees in support of the World Sight Day Company Challenge,” said Clive Miller, CEO of Optometry Giving Sight. “The funds that have been raised will help to transform the lives of thousands of people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired in underserved communities throughout the world. We are grateful for the passion, commitment and creativity of everyone involved and thank them sincerely for their support and participation.”