New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
To provide free physician-led ophthalmic examinations, assistance with medical benefits, and medical referrals to needy seniors who reside in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg and Midwood neighborhoods.
Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany
To support year-round rehabilitative, educational and recreational programming for blind and visually impaired youth ages, 8-17, in NABA’s East-Central New York catchment area.
To establish a satellite low vision clinic in Buffalo’s inner suburban ring, thus increasing the combined annual total of Olmsted low vision patients served from 1,000 at baseline to 1,400.
To improve access to and utilization of five Primary Eye Care Centers (PECCs) and one new eye hospital in Nepal and four Vision Centers (VCs) in North India – and also to increase the efficiency and productivity of these facilities.
The Research Foundation for SUNY
To recruit and train a minimum of 900 NYS-based physical education teachers and athletic directors, paraeducators, youth who are blind and visually impaired, and parents of such youth in effectively including these youth in adaptive sports and physical education programs.
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
To support VISIONS, together with its partner Helen Keller Services for the Blind, in launching an employer-centered and -guided job training and placement program for adults who are legally blind and reside in NYC or Long Island.
Brother James Kearney Scholarship Program
The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
To help underwrite the launch of what is expected to become a sustainable neurologic vision rehabilitation program.
Aurora of Central New York, Inc.
To partner with the Association for Vision Rehabiliation and Employment and the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in developing and delivering a technology exploration and training program for blind and visually impaired children, ages 10-14, and their parents in a twenty-county Central New York catchment area.