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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 among all students before and after glasses

Vision To Learn Gives Iowa Students Free Glasses

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – Some Dubuque and Jackson County students are seeing clearer all because of a community effort. The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and national non-profit “Vision To Learn” has provided free eye exams and new pairs of glasses to dozens of Iowa children. It’s all part of a pilot program to help… more

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