Short Hills, NJ, March 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- New Eyes for the Needy, a non-profit organization committed to providing eyeglasses to children and adults in need across the United States and in developing countries around the world, announced today it will host its annual See For Change III event on April 4, 2013. More than 150 attendees are expected at this year’s event being held at Tenjune in New York City. All proceeds and eyeglass donations from See For Change III will benefit New Eyes for the Needy.
Founded in 1932, New Eyes for the Needy purchases new prescription eyeglasses for impoverished children and adults in the U.S., and recycles and donates eyeglasses for distribution overseas. From 2011 to 2012, the organization helped over 6,066 people in the U.S. to see clearly with new glasses, and distributed 156,000 pair of recycled eyeglasses in 27 developing countries.
The 2013 See for Change III event will be held on April 4, 2013 at Tenjune in New York City. Guests are invited to bring any unwanted eyeglasses for donation, and will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, music provided by DJ Louis XIV throughout the night. At the center of the event will be the See for Change III silent auction, boasting high-value items such as a Riazul tequila package, case of Veuve Clicquot, Dinner for 2 at Colicchio & Sons, fabulous items from Michael Kors, and a one-week getaway to Paris.
What: See For Change III
When: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET
26 Little W 12th St
(between Washington St & 9th Ave)
New York, NY 10014
Tickets for this year’s event, also called Gold Frames, are $33. To purchase tickets for See for Change III, visit seeforchange3.eventbrite.com. To learn more about New Eyes for the Needy, visit neweyesfortheneedy.org.
About New Eyes for the Needy
New Eyes for the Needy works to empower children and adults in the United States and overseas with the improved vision they need to pursue a better quality of life for themselves, their families and their communities. To that end, New Eyes purchases new prescription eyeglasses through a voucher program for children and adults in the United States who cannot afford glasses on their own. New Eyes accepts, recycles and distributes donated glasses for poor people overseas.
Since its founding in 1932, New Eyes has brought improved vision and hope for a better future to more than 7,500,000 people in the U.S. and around the world. New Eyes for the Needy is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization based in NJ. For about $58, New Eyes for the Needy can improve a person's life. Each new pair of glasses purchased by New Eyes helps a child succeed in school, an adult secure a job, or provide a senior citizen with a better quality of life.
For more information, visit our website, www.neweyesfortheneedy.org.
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