7TH ANNUAL FREE VISION CLINIC

7TH ANNUAL FREE VISION CLINIC

Posted: Dec. 8, 2018 6:15 PM
Updated: Dec. 8, 2018 6:15 PM

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how you can help. nat "here's number one.... or two." "one" for laureen pickens the free vision clinic at north valley high school means more than just getting her sight back. it means a new beginning. laureen says: "i've been here for 3 months now. i came here from california. i am homeless." she's been without glasses for about 8 months and today--she's getting a new pair. the student volunteers of the josephine county foundation and medical professionals with amigo vision did the same for 150 people like laureen. people of lower income and little means to help them take care of their eyes. kurt says: "in every society there are people who fall through cracks. there are people who don't have the insurance that is neccessary to have decent vision care and buy new glasses. there are people that don't have health care." ailis says: "it's really important that we just embrace every sort people every class every income no matter what it is. no matter what your economic status is just as long as we're loving on these people and we're serving them in whatever way we can. and that we're showing them just different levels of goodness and love and i think this is one way we can do that by serving them." natalia says: "showing them that they matter." this is the 7-th year the two organizations have linked up to help josephine county residents like laureen see. lauren says: "eye care is extremely important. people need to be able to go out there and see what they're doing and see their loved ones." just in time for the holidays. in merlin, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12. students
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