Mission: We preserve and restore sight, through transplantation, research, education, and partnership.
Results: Thanks to the genorosity of eye donors and their families, dedicated volunteers, charitable contributors and an amazing staff, more than 77,000 people have received a second chance for sight since the Michigan Eye-Bank was founded in 1957. In addition, our Gift of Hope Eye and Vision Research Program has awarded nearly $3 million in the form of grants and student stipends to help find treatments and cures for blinding eye conditions.
Target demographics: All age ranges
Direct beneficiaries per year: More than 1,000 annually
Geographic areas served: Michigan
Programs: The Gift of Sight Charitable Tissue Program The Gift of Hope Eye and Vision Research Program The Gift of Knowledge Education Program