Donate Unused Contact Lenses To Kids In Need

November 15, 2019

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Things change as you get older, including your eyesight.  For those of us who wear contacts, the annual visit to the ophthalmologist can mean a change in our vision prescription.  While it is good to have 20/20 vision, it can result in a stash of contact lenses that you can no longer use. But thanks to DonateContacts, your old prescription contact lenses can help needy children. The Non-profit accepts all of your unused and unexpired contact lenses and donate them to children who don’t have access to or cannot afford lenses. Once they receive your contacts, they sort them by prescription and provide the contacts to Feed the Children, an organization dedicated to combating childhood hunger and providing health resources to families living in poverty, both in the U.S. and internationally. Considering a 90-day supply of contacts costs on average $70, your donation will do a lot of good. As of October, DonateContacts has shipped more than 1.2 million contact lenses. To donate yours, just package the contacts and send them to the Boca Raton address listed on their website. They’ll also accept any leftover contact lens solutions and cases, too.

SOURCE: Lifehacker

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