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The Story of Vision To Learn

Vision To Learn solves a problem affecting as many as 1.5 million children nationwide who lack the glasses they need to see the board, read a book, study math or participate in class. Kids in low-income communities and minorities are disproportionately affected. More than 89% of kids served by Vision To Learn live in poverty and 87% are kids of color.

UCLA Study

Doctors at UCLA conducted an analysis to determine the outcome of Vision To Learn’s mobile vision clinics. They found that providing glasses to young students helped improve the quality of their education and their lives, and helped them attain higher grades.

Research Findings / Impact Analysis

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Math GPA improves after glasses

math gpa among all students improve after receiving glasses

A new vision for Detroit’s children

By Congressman John Conyers, Jr., as reported in The Detroit News

Children growing up in low-income communities face many challenges. But there is one that should be simple to fix: making sure every child with vision problems has the glasses necessary to succeed in the classroom.

Seventeen percent of students screened last school year by the Detroit Health Department were identified as needing glasses, but less than 2 percent of those who failed the screening actually got glasses.… more

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2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report