Prevent Blindness Online Celebrations Honoring the 2020 Persons of Vision Award Begin Today

CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness’ 2020 Persons of Vision Award ceremony,  honoring VSP Global, will be held as a month-long series of online celebrations, kicking off today, Sept. 1. Activities will include showcasing stories from children and adults about the positive impact that VSP services have made in their lives, partner videos, and more. As part of the event, Prevent Blindness will also be conducting an online auction with various prizes including gift certificates, merchandise, etc. The auction will be conducted from Sept. 1 through 28. More details may be found here. All monies raised will allow the organization to continue bringing eyecare to Americans, and will build awareness about the importance of eyecare.

The original Persons of Vision Award event was scheduled to take place in March of 2020, in conjunction with Vision Expo East, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.