Partner Announcement: ShopRite of Hunterdon County and ShopRite of Brodheadsville Support Sights for Hope

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This announcement was produced by Sights for Hope Community Partner ShopRite. Sights for Hope is welcoming the ShopRite of Hunterdon County and the Shoprite of Brodheadsville to their team of Community Partners as Life Skills Education Champions, with both organizations making contributions to support Sights for Hope programming for individuals living with visual impairments. ShopRite’s […]

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Editorial: Let’s See Our Way Clear through the Pandemic

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The Morning Call published this editorial from Dennis Zehner, Executive Director and CEO of Sights for Hope, in its print newspaper and on its website on May 11. While it will take decades to discover all the life-altering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know today that the destinies of hundreds of children in our […]

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Client Programs for November Highlight Great American Traditions

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Center for Vision Loss activities in November will enable its clients to take part in some of America’s great traditions. Clients who wish to cast their general election votes at election precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, can schedule a ride from the agency’s transport service by Friday, Oct. 30. All other agency programs will be […]

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Agency Earns More than $40,000 in Corporate, Foundation Support in Latest Quarter

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The Center for Vision Loss has announced that it earned more than $40,000 in corporate and foundation support during the first quarter of its 2020-2021 year. Corporate and foundation gifts support the agency’s operations and several of its services in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley and Monroe County. These services include guided transportation for its clients with […]

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Center for Vision Loss Welcomes Five New Members of its Services Team

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The Center for Vision Loss has welcomed five new professionals to its services team. Erica Vibert is the agency’s new Prevention Services Coordinator and Angela Hill is its new Prevention Specialist for Monroe County. Kareem Harvey has joined the agency’s Monroe transport group, and Richard Hubbs and Les Schoneberger are the newest members of its […]

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Client Deadline to Schedule Election Day Rides is Oct. 30; Help with Mail-in Ballots Also Available

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Center for Vision Loss clients who wish to vote in person on election day have until Friday, Oct. 30 to request transportation, and the agency’s caseworkers are available to help clients cast mail-in ballots. Transportation on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will be provided on a first-come-first-serve basis. Due to the potential volume of transports, drivers will […]

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Center for Vision Loss Helps #StoptheSpread of COVID-19 Among Vulnerable Groups

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Through its promotion of personal independence, the Center for Vision Loss continues to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus among people from vulnerable populations. In the agency’s 2019-2020 service year, 92% of its clients did not reside in assisted living facilities while 65% of its clients were ages 65 and up and 85% […]

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Center for Vision Loss Posts Service Increases, Maintains Excellent Quality Ratings

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The Center for Vision Loss – the only service agency in Lehigh, Northampton, and Monroe counties that promotes independence for the people with visual impairments and advances eye health – posted increases in multiple service categories during its 2017-2018 year and maintained excellent quality ratings from those it serves. The agency engaged a total of […]

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