On Sunday, April 24th, the Delaware Eye Institute sponsored, and its employees participated in, the Delaware Lions Foundation's annual Walk for Sight.Lions Walk Group Resized The purpose of the Walk for Sight was to raise money for the Delaware Lions Foundation, Inc. which supports the Lions Clubs of Delaware in their humanitarian service to the citizens of Delaware. Some of the eye care services they help support include: preschool vision screening to check children's eyes for eye disease, large print optical readers for individuals and libraries, and eye surgeries.

Dr. David Robinson, Medical Director, stated, "Delaware Eye Institute has been working with the Lions Club for 25 years. They are an amazing organization that dedicates time and resources to help find cures for blindness and improve the quality of life for people with permanent visual loss. Their work extends

2015 Toys For Tots-ResizedMembers of the Delaware Eye Institute, Surgery Center, and Optical Center have donated toys in support of Toys for Tots for the 8th consecutive year.  Over 150 unwrapped toys from the Delaware Eye team were collected by members of the Marine Corps League.  Medical Director, Dr. David Robinson stated, "We are always happy to support, each year, such a terrific orginization as Toys for Tots.  I am proud of our team for continuing to be so generous."

Toys for Tots began in 1947 when Diane Hendricks hand crafted a Raggedy Ann doll and asked her Marine husband, Major Bill Hendricks, to deliver the doll to an organization which would give it to a needy child at Christmas.  What Bill discovered was that no such organization existed.  Diane told Bill that he should start one, which led to the birth of Toys for Tots.  The first campaign was so successful that the Marine Corps adopted Toys for Tots in 1948 and it expanded into a nationwide campaign.

Every year since 1947, Marine Corps Reserve units across the nation conduct Toys for Tots campaigns.  The initial goal remains the hallmark of the program today, "Bring the joy of Christmas to America's needy children."

The Cape Henelopen Educational Foundation will hold it's annual fundraiser, Winter Jam, at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.

The Delaware Eye Institute is proud to be a sponsor for Winter Jam, which raises funds for teacher grants, performing arts scholarships, STEM initiatives, homelessness, anti-bullying, and other unbudgeted educational programs at the eight Cape Henlopen School District schools.

For more information about Winter Jam and the Cape Henelopen Educational Foundation, check out the Cape Gazette article.

 

Toys For Tots 2For the 7th
consecutive year, members of the Delaware Eye Institute, Surgery Center, and
Optical Center have donated toys in support of Toys for Tots. This year, members of the Marine Corps League
gathered over 100 toys from the Delaware Eye Team. Medical Director Dr. David Robinson stated,
"We are proud to support such a terrific organization as Toys for Tots. I am also proud of our team for being so
generous."

Toys for Tots
began in 1947 when Diane Hendricks hand crafted a Raggedy Ann doll and asked
her Marine husband, Major Bill Hendricks, to deliver the doll to an
organization which would give it to a needy child at Christmas. What Bill
discovered

Breast Cancer 5k 2

On Sunday, May 18th over 40 members of the
Delaware Eye Institute staff, family and friends participated in the DeFeet
Breast Cancer 5k hosted by the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. The Delaware Eye Team donated $1,250 toward
the cause. "It's great to see so many of
our team here raising money and awareness for breast cancer support and access
to care", said Delaware Eye Institute Medical Director, David Robinson, M.D.

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition,
Inc. (DBCC) began in 1991 as a small group of community volunteers, led by
Maureen Lauterbach, who were committed to decreasing the mortality rate of
breast cancer in Delaware. In 1997, DBCC became