slide 3

Our News

Read the latest news from Florida's Vision Quest.

Elementary Students Get Gift of Sight with $150,000 Grant from Suncoast Credit Union Foundation

TAMPA, FLA (Sept. 3, 2014) - Suncoast Credit Union Foundation announces a three-year $50,000 per year grant to help elementary school students see the blackboard through Florida’s Vision Quest.  

Sep 03 2014

Comments
0
Florida’s Vision Quest Makes Big Difference in South Florida Community

ORLANDO, FL – Florida’s Vision Quest just began an initiative to provide hundreds of children in Collier County with the gift of vision with their mobile vision clinic. This effort has been made possible by the Naples Children and Education Foundation, who provided a grant to the Central Florida based organization. This endowment comes as a part of the NCEF’s plan to better the lives of Collier County’s underprivileged children. 

Sep 30 2013

Comments
0
Buccaneers to Visit Two Local Elementary Schools to Help Give the Gift of Improved Eyesight and Speak on the Importance of Education

This week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Glazer Family Foundation and Florida’s Vision Quest will give the gift of clear sight to underprivileged students at two Tampa Bay area elementary schools. Made possible by the Glazer Family Foundation Vision Program, the collective will be on hand to present more than 130 students with free prescription eyeglasses.  

Jan 03 2013

Comments
0
Florida’s Vision Quest appoints Kelly Haynes as Executive Director

Not-for-profit ushers in a new era of leadership in quest to end vision problems amongst Florida’s uninsured children 

Jun 20 2012

Comments
0
Community Foundation of South Lake funds Florida’s Vision Quest project in Lake County; 320 students receive free vision screenings

Orange City, FL – Florida’s Vision Quest (FVQ) is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous donation of $10,000 from Community Foundation of South Lake. The grant provided free vision screenings for 320 Lake County elementary and middle school students, as well as 46 comprehensive eye examinations and eyeglasses. The screenings and exams took place at the recent Back to School Fair in Clermont, where FVQ’s Mobile Vision Unit was on hand. An additional 19 Lake County students will receive eye exam services in the near future thanks to the grant. 

Mar 26 2012

Comments
0
Florida’s Vision Quest to provide free vision screening to thousands of Orange County high school students in March

Orlando, FL – February 29, 2012 – Florida’s Vision Quest (FLVQ) has a busy month of March planned as they take to the road to screen thousands of Orange County high school students for vision problems. Using state-of-the-art PediaVision “Spot” technology, they will quickly and efficiently identify hundreds of children with previously undiagnosed issues. 

Feb 29 2012

Comments
0
Blue Cross Blue Shield of FL funds Florida’s Vision Quest project at Orlando’s Oak Ridge High School; 1,800+ students to receive free vision screenings

Orlando, FL – August 29, 2011 – Florida’s Vision Quest (FVQ) is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous donation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida that will provide free vision screenings for the 1,800+ students at Orlando’s Oak Ridge High School. The gift will be put to immediate use, as FVQ will be on hand at the school on Wednesday, August 31 with the latest PediaVision “Spot” technology to quickly and efficiently screen the students. The grant will also provide for a second comprehensive vision screening the following week for those students identified as having vision issues, as well as free eyeglasses for those students who require vision correction. 

Aug 29 2011

Comments
0
Florida’s Vision Quest in the running for Chase Community Giving donation; needs local support

Who:Florida’s Vision Quest (FVQ), a not-for-profit entity that provides children from low-income and uninsured families across the state with free eye exams and eyeglasses 

May 16 2011

Comments
0
Chase the Vision! VOTE TODAY!!!

Florida's Vision Quest, a non-profit charity, that provides free vision exams and eyeglasses for underserved children is competing for votes on Facebook through Chase Community Giving. Charities with the most votes will receive from $20,000 to $500,000!! 

May 11 2011

Comments
0
Galloway Foundation and Edyth Bush Foundation to help fund Florida’s Vision Quest project at Orlando’s Evans High School; Nearly 400 students to receive free eyeglasses

Orlando, FL – February 23, 2011 – Florida’s Vision Quest (FVQ) is elated to announce the receipt of generous donations of $50,000 from The Galloway Foundation and of a PediaVision screening device from The Edyth Bush Foundation. The gifts have been put to immediate use, as FVQ’s mobile vision unit will be on hand at Orlando’s Maynard Evans High School on Friday, February 25 at 10:00am to distribute eyeglasses to more than 120 teenage students who were screened via the donated PediaVision device. In all, nearly 400 Evans students will receive comprehensive eye exams and free eyeglasses between Friday and the impending FCAT exams slated for March/April.  

Feb 23 2011

Comments
0