One billion people are coping with blindness or visual impairment globally, including 12 million who suffer from corneal blindness - the fourth leading cause of blindness worldwide. Your generosity helps ensure Eversight can continue making an impact in the fight against preventable blindness.
Thanks to your support in 2022, our impact was remarkable:
- 11,676 total eye tissues were acquired for transplants, research and education
- 7,743 tissues were made available for sight-restoring transplants
- 3,933 tissues were used to advance research and clinical knowledge
Thank you for changing lives!
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"It wouldn't be easy for her to do the things she loves without her cornea transplants. Life wouldn't be easy. I tell people to never hesitate to make somebody's life better. If you're able to help, you should not hesitate."
Faris Babekr, father of transplant recipient, Duaa (pictured above)
"Blindness is so pervasive because you gather most of your experiences through sight. My cornea transplant was a turning point in my life, because I knew I needed to be a resource for other people."
Gerry Bouey, transplant recipient
Eversight is proud to have earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid, the world’s largest database of nonprofit organizations, foundations and grants. Through research, collaboration and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.
This recognition, the highest such one available, is an embodiment of our purpose and philosophy – to empower people and transform lives through building authentic relationships – and an indicator that you can give with confidence, knowing that your contribution is going directly to support our life-changing work of restoring sight and preventing blindness worldwide.