National Vision Inc

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...

Vendor Conference Logo

2016 National Vision Vendor Conference

The annual Vendor Conference and charity golf tournament was held October 10th and 11th at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA. All proceeds from the event – totaling more than $320,000 this year – benefit...

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....

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New Store Opening Training

In an earlier blog post, we shared details about our Management Education Program (MEP), which provides leadership education and development for managers throughout our organization. Our Training Department also provides New Store Opening (NSO) Training for all...

Associates at the KP Run/Walk

2016 Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk

On September 22, 2016, National Vision participated in its 24th Kaiser Permanente (KP) Corporate Run/Walk! About This Year’s Event This year we had 245 associates register for the event.  Associates from the Retail Support Center...

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...