Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Prevent Blindness Tennessee

Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jul 31 2006

Prevent Blindness is devoted to saving sight in Tennessee. They provide free vision screenings, eye exams and glasses to needy children, seniors and others across Tennessee. They also provide public and professional education on eyes, eye safety in the home, at work and in sports. They provide information and referral for all types of eye problems, conditions and diseases. They fund research through their national office. The grant is to fund the Senior Sight program which will serve 2000 middle Tennessee individuals. Each person will receive, 1) a vision screening, 2) a risk assessment, including diabetes risk factors, 3) educational materials as appropriate, and 4) an eye exam, if indicated glasses.

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