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

May 16, 2011 0 Comments

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

What:FVQ is in the running for Chase Community Giving’s charity Facebook contest. FVQ was the only Central Florida based charity to have been awarded $25,000 for making the Top 100 list in Round 1, and is now eligible to receive up to $500,000 for finishing in the Top 25 of Round 2.

When:Voting for Round 2 begins on May 19th and concludes the night of May 25th.

Where:This is an online contest that takes place on Chase Community Giving’s Facebook page ( Voting instructions are found below.

Why:Faced with state budget cuts, FVQ desperately needs these funds in order to continue providing children from low-income families with free eye exams and eyeglasses. Everyone, regardless of their economic background, deserves to have one of life’s basic necessities; clear vision. Media coverage of the contest is welcomed, as it will help direct these much needed funds to our local communities.

How:Individuals who have a Facebook account can vote by following these easy steps:

  1. Log in to your Facebook acct.
  2. Follow this link:
    Or on the Facebook search bar, type in 'Chase Community Giving' (click on the PAGE not the APP, if more than one shows up).
  3. Simply click the 'Like' button on the Chase Community Giving page.
  4. You will see a 'search for charities' tool bar, type in 'Florida's Vision Quest' (aka Jeppesen Vision Quest) and our page will show.
  5. Click on our page and VOTE! (Please 'allow' them to access your basic information)

Contact:Cristina M. Calvet-Harrold, +1-407-832-4814
Web site: Media wishing to schedule a visit to the Florida Vision Quest facility are welcome to contact the organization at 386-917-1001.

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