Category: Philanthropy

Group in Cuba

Giving Back in Havana

Magdala Hidalgo, the General Manager of America’s Best store 5389 in Pensacola, Florida traveled to Havana, Cuba in August and distributed glasses and sunglasses to those in need. Here is her story: Mission Trip...

Student OD giving woman in Fiji sunglasses

Mission Trip to Fiji

Earlier this year, a group of students from Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry, worked with the nonprofit organization, Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), and traveled to Savusavu, Fiji to help the optically underserved....

Mission Trip to Costa Rica

Mission Trip to Costa Rica

This past March, volunteers from the Costa Rica Mission Partners gathered in San José, Costa Rica to hold vision clinics alongside medical and dental clinics. Readers and sunglasses were given to people of all...

Helping in Punta Cana

Giving Back in Punta Cana

Nothing makes us prouder then when one of our own employees decides to help others abroad. That’s exactly what Lena Shafie, General Manager of America’s Best Store 5527 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, did when she went on...

Child receiving an eye exam in Belize

Mission Trip to Belize

This past May, we had the opportunity to support a mission trip to Belize. Students from the New England College of Optometry (NECO) have been traveling to Belize for over six years now, working hard...

Mission Trip to Nicaragua

“We were able to make a difference. Sometimes the simplest solution has dramatic results.” These are the thoughts of Gerald J. Selvin, O.D., after he and three Optometry students spent four days in Nicaragua...

Bob Stein on a VOSH mission trip

Our Partnership With VOSH International

At National Vision we believe that everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. This is especially true when it comes to our philanthropy programs and initiatives, where our guiding principle is...

Southern Baja California Mexico Beach

Mission Trip to Mexico

This past spring, we had the opportunity to support a mission trip to Loreto and La Purisima, Mexico. Through a partnership with VOSH California, we were able to help 669 people. About Mexico Mexico is a...

Old boat on the sand by the beach

Mission Trip to Haiti

We recently had the opportunity to support a mission trip to Haiti. Through a partnership with the Association Haitienne de Developpement Humain, we provided much-needed corrective glasses and sunglasses to the people of La Vallee-de-Jacmel. About Haiti Haiti...