On Saturday, October 30, 2010, Eagles Youth Partnership's Eagles Eye Mobile programis teaming up with Wills Eye Institute and Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) to provide free eye checks for children ages 18 and under who are uninsured and underinsured and do not have proper access to vision care. The Eagles Eye Mobile will also provide two free pairs of glasses for children who are found to need them.
- The event begins at 8:00AM and runs through 2:00PM. No appointments are necessary.
- For details about ""Give Kids Sight Day"" contact PCCY at 215-563-5848, or go to www.pccy.org/sightday.
- To find an eye doctor any day of the year go to www.eagleseyehealth.org.
This event is possible through the efforts of the following partners:
Sponsors: Wills Eye Institute, Eagles Youth Partnership, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and the First Hospital Foundation.
In-Kind Donors: Aramark, Creative Characters, Midtown II Restaurant, Paragon Group, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Wawa, Walgreens, and Whole Foods.
Vision Coalition Members: CHOICE, Health Federation, Partners in Vision/VIP Optical, Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia School District, and Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY).