Lynwood Unified to Give Free Eyeglasses to Nearly 100 Students through Partnership with Vision To Learn

WHAT

Nearly 100 Abbott Elementary School students will receive free eyeglasses through the District’s partnership with Vision To Learn, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating vision issues as a barrier to education

The students who will receive new eyewear went through free screenings in fall 2017. The recipients have chosen their own frames.

 Abbott staff members will work alongside VTL specialists to distribute the glasses on the school’s campus.

  

WHEN

Friday, Jan. 19

9 a.m.

WHERE

Abbott Elementary School
5260 Clark Street
Lynwood, CA 90262

MORE

VTL staff worked alongside school nurses to administer vision screenings earlier this year. Students who required further treatment were visited at school by the Vision To Learn mobile eye clinic. Optometrists conducted full exams, wrote prescriptions and fitted students for the glasses.

MEDIA

Contact Jahmal Corner for more information at 206-579-4432.