Essilor to donate lenses in U.S. program

Essilor of America Inc. announced that for every five pairs of Essilor Junior lenses sold now through Dec. 31, Essilor will donate one pair to the Essilor Vision Foundation for its work to improve the vision of children across the United States.

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Dallas-Essilor of America Inc.announced that for every five pairs of Essilor Junior lenses sold now through Dec. 31, Essilor will donate one pair to the Essilor Vision Foundation for its work to improve the vision of children across the United States.

The initiative "will allow each pair of Essilor Junior lenses sold to [affect] the lives of children who could not otherwise afford vision correction," said Carl Bracy, vice president of marketing, Essilor of America. "Together with the Essilor Vision Foundation we can help children see clearly and provide them with a better chance to succeed in the future."

The Essilor Vision Foundation is a public non-profit charity dedicated to eliminating the obstacles, such as financial difficulties and lack of understanding, that prevent families from providing the necessary exams and eyeglasses for their children.