ITH Charities for FY 2015 ~ FY 2016 is highlighting and supporting the work of African and American charities with a special focus on raising glaucoma awareness and preventing blindness.
Blind Start of America is an award winning 501(c)3 non-profit organization, whose passion is bringing together sighted and visually impaired people through exciting athletic and social events like Dragon Boat Racing and the Blind Mud Run. Blind Starts mission is to provide scholarships for blind and visually impaired persons (VIPs) to develop job skills to enable them to ultimately lead lives of independence. These scholarships provide education, training, communication, transportation, adaptive equipment and technology. Visit Blindstart of America for more information.
FACE of HARVEST (FoH) – Advancing wholeness to individuals, families, and communities throughout Africa and the Middle East. The FoH Eye-See Project works at detecting glaucoma during early childhood while the disease is still in its early development stages. The FoH Eye-See Project conducts several free eye clinics and and facilities patient eye treatment in target communities in Africa. For more information visit: FOH Eye-See Project.