Analysis Shows Nearly 9,000 Area Pre-K Kids Have Vision Issues that Hinder Learning

Photo of a female pre-kindergarten child wearing a black pair of glasses

Sights for Hope has determined that nearly 9,000 pre-kindergarten children in its communities have undetected visual impairments that keep them from learning to their fullest potentials. To establish that figure, Sights for Hope analyzed a custom data set it received from the United States Census Bureau and data from two years of its pre-kindergarten vision […]

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Sights for Hope Exceeds Expectations Six Months After Setting Big Impact Goals

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Sights for Hope’s progress toward its four Big Impact Goals for 2030 has exceeded expectations six months after they were established. Enacted in July with Sights for Hope’s current strategic plan, the goals reflect the work the organization does best, the services that its clients want most, and the opportunities to make the greatest impact […]

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Sights for Hope forms New Partnerships to Advance Focused Futures for Pre-K Children

An African-American girl wearing glasses and reading a book outside; photo from Pennsylvania Vision Foundation

Sights for Hope has formed key partnerships to boost its Focused Futures program – an effort to provide free eye exams and glasses to pre-kindergarten children. The Pennsylvania Vision Foundation, an affiliate of Vision Benefits of America (VBA), has agreed to provide these services free to 300 children ages 0-6 annually. Services must be provided […]

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Sights for Hope’s Transport Service Provides Important Link to Food Access

An older woman with glasses in a grocery store while wearing a face mask

While food access has gained attention nationally in recent months, Sights for Hope’s guided transport service has increased its clients’ abilities to obtain sufficient and healthy foods for years. In its 2021-2022 service year, Sights for Hope provided 404 transports to grocery stores, food banks, and pantries throughout the Lehigh Valley and Monroe County. A […]

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