KidSight

What we do:

Screen vision for ages 6 mo to 7 years. Early detection of amblyopia (lazy) eye and other vision issues can avoid a lifetime of vision and learning problems. Once identified as at-risk for problems we follow up with parents to ensure treatment.

Why we’re great:

We have the highest standards and a very efficient operation. Most importantly we are saving vision for children! Vision loss can mean a lifetime of problems for children and their families. We screened almost 70,000 children last year!

Why does your organization deserve community financial support?

We save kids from vision problems! 80% of a child's learning is visual. Vision issues can also impact physical development, self-esteem and be a lifelong financial burden. A simple and quick screen can improve a child's life! $10 will screen a child.

List of volunteer and in-kind needs

Volunteer helpers and screeners needed; in-kind: printing and transportation (gasoline)

Name of Executive Director

Katherine Patterson-Paronto

Address of Operations

10100 N. Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, Missouri 64153

Phone

(314) 584-1713

Total donations for this charity:

$0

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