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Community Foundation of Northern Illinois supports clinical operations in the region
Feb 28, 2024
ILLINOIS, Feb. 28, 2024 – The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) with support from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund, has awarded Eversight a $5,750 grant to support clinical operations that will help Eversight honor donor wishes through sight-saving transplants for... read more
ILLINOIS, Feb. 28, 2024 – The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) with... read more
Team Eversight returns to the 2024 NJ Sharing Network 5K
Feb 26, 2024
Team Eversight is back for NJ Sharing Network’s Celebration of Life 5K! We want to invite YOU to join us this spring in support of donation and transplantation. \n\nAre you a… Committed cornea surgeon? Super surgical coordinator? Heroic healthcare provider? Savvy supporter? Local... read more
Team Eversight is back for NJ Sharing Network’s Celebration of Life 5K! We want to invite YOU to... read more
Eversight Academy: Where education meets innovation
Feb 22, 2024
By Caithlin Lopes, Business Development Director I am pleased to announce the launch of Eversight Academy—the new home for education, training and professional development opportunities available to our partner ophthalmologists, vision researchers and allied health professionals. We understand... read more
By Caithlin Lopes, Business Development Director I am pleased to announce the launch of Eversight... read more
Father gives one last gift to daughter—sight
Feb 22, 2024
Chicagoan Crystal Jones received a unique direct tissue donation from her late father, Tyrone Jones, last year.  Crystal’s eyes weren’t fully formed at birth, causing progressive vision loss that ultimately made her legally blind. As she was exploring a stem cell transplant to improve her... read more
Chicagoan Crystal Jones received a unique direct tissue donation from her late father, Tyrone... read more
Eversight partners with Emmecell biotech to advance ocular cell therapies
Feb 20, 2024
ANN ARBOR, Mich. and MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 20, 2024 — Eversight, a leading global nonprofit eye bank, and Emmecell, a private clinical-stage biotechnology company, today announced a partnership to advance cell therapies for the treatment of eye disease through their shared commitment to curing... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich. and MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 20, 2024 — Eversight, a leading global nonprofit... read more
Tuscora Park Health & Wellness Foundation supports northeast Ohio recovery operations
Feb 2, 2024
CLEVELAND, Feb. 2, 2024 – The Tuscora Park Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded Eversight a $6,250 grant to purchase crucial recovery supplies for eye donation that will allow Stark and Summit County residents to give the gift of sight to people in need.  “Eversight is grateful to the... read more
CLEVELAND, Feb. 2, 2024 – The Tuscora Park Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded Eversight... read more
Engineer, artist honors the gift of sight
Jan 29, 2024
One sunny, humid day in Minneapolis, Dr. Theo Keith was playing in a golf tournament with his daughter and son-in-law. He usually plays a good game of golf, shooting in the mid 80s, but that afternoon he felt he wasn’t performing like usual. “I knew something wasn’t right,” Dr. Keith said.... read more
One sunny, humid day in Minneapolis, Dr. Theo Keith was playing in a golf tournament with his... read more
2023 another lifechanging year
Jan 26, 2024
I recently had the opportunity to reflect on 2023 and was overwhelmed with a feeling of gratitude for the donors and their families, surgeons, researchers, philanthropic supporters, community partners, Lions clubs, volunteers and Eversight employees who helped make vision a reality for more than... read more
I recently had the opportunity to reflect on 2023 and was overwhelmed with a feeling of gratitude... read more
Eversight Orbit: Donor family member leads Eversight’s call center to honor & change lives
Jan 23, 2024
Editor’s note: Welcome to Eversight Orbit! A new blog series featuring the remarkable people who comprise Eversight’s vast network. Get to know the dedicated team members and partners who play a critical role in making vision a reality. By Caroline Miller, Marketing & Communications... read more
Editor’s note: Welcome to Eversight Orbit! A new blog series featuring the remarkable people who... read more
Developing a sustainable, impactful international keratoplasty skills transfer program | Eversight webinar recap
Jan 23, 2024
By Michael Szkarlat, Partner Development Director We were joined by Dr. Anthony Aldave for Eversight’s first webinar of 2024 titled, “Developing a sustainable, impactful international keratoplasty skills transfer program.” Dr. Aldave is the founder of Visionaries International nonprofit... read more
By Michael Szkarlat, Partner Development Director We were joined by Dr. Anthony Aldave for... read more