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

Image of a pre-kindergarten girl being fitted for glasses by an eyecare professional

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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