Help Sponsor a Climber!

Climb for Sight participants will ascend the awe-inspiring, 19,340-ft. Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds for poor patients who need sight-saving surgery and eye glasses at ten facilities in Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru and Mexico.

By sponsoring a member of the Climb for Sight team, you can give sight to people who otherwise would have no treatment. Just $194 will fund two patient’s eye surgery and glasses. One surgery cost $77 and eye glasses cost $20. Please help by finding a category you are comfortable with. Regardless of your level of giving, you will be participating in an event that offers hope and opportunity to the poorest of the poor.

Vision for the Poor is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit.

LEVELS OF GIVING:

(based on the 19,340-ft. climb to the summit)

  • 1/2 penny per foot = $97 = 1 sight-restoring surgery
  • One penny per foot = $194 = 2 surgeries
  • 5 cents per foot = $970 = 10 surgeries
  • 10 cents per foot = $1,940 = 20 surgeries
  • 25 cents per foot = $4,850 = 50 surgeries
  • $1.00 per foot = $19,400 = New van to transport patients for care

 

Vision for the Poor Executive Director receives Archbishop Oscar Romero Award

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Vision for the Poor 2017 Humanitarian Award Winner:

Frank B. Villa II OD

For extraordinary support to bringing the gift of sight to the people of Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru and Mexico.