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[nectar_dropcap color=””]A[/nectar_dropcap]fter a COVID-induced hiatus over the past 18+ months, The Eyeglasses Project is ready to once again Make Eyesight Accessible! The clinic we did today at the Pacific Community Resources Society in Chinatown was literally two years in the making.

Our next clinic was scheduled for the early-autumn at the Pacific Community Resources Society in Chinatown to serve young people who are clients of PCRS’ Pathways to Education program. These overachieving students are an admirable bunch as they use the pro-bono program to create better lives for themselves and their families.

Kathryn Wong (in the blue denim jacket) contacted us back in September 2019 about aiding the overachieving and underprivileged young people she serves at the Pathways to Education program. We originally planned a clinic in 2020 but we know what happened that year.

Leading the effort once again was Dr. Harbir Sian, Optometrist, of Clarity Eyecare. Providing the examination equipment for the clinic today is our new partner Opria Group. It’s people literally build clinics from the ground-up for optometrists. We thank them for partnering up with us in our goal to Make Eyesight Accessible.

We especially thank it’s co-founder Dal Riarh for his generosity, and it’s CEO Justin Erickson for literally driving down the equipment yesterday!

Thank you for your patience and letting us serve 45 young people who we imagine will be the next generation of leaders. We are grateful for the opportunity to make eyesight accessible.

Overseeing the clinic that served 45 overachieving and underprivileged young people today were the 5 industry pros, the amazing and wonderful (from left to right):

– Ms. Sarah Barton of Ollie Quinn
– Dr. Marilyn Wong of Eyes on Burrard
– Dr. Bosung Kim of Della Optique
– Dr. Harpreet Takhar of
– Howard Ma, TEP Founder and Chair

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