Kids Vision for Life St. Louis (KVFL) is pleased to announce that we have received a $20,000 grant from the Healthy Vision Association. These funds will support the program as we continue to provide quality no cost vision services for over 33,000 local elementary and middle school students. The Healthy Vision Association is committed to Read more about Kids Vision for Life Receives Grant from Healthy Vision Association for $20,000[…]
Proper vision is crucial to a child’s success in school, but not all students have access to the critical vision care they need. According to the Vision and Health Organization, uninsured children are three times as likely to go without eyeglasses when needed. Kids Vision for Life St. Louis (KVFL) provides local students with no Read more about A Look into our In-Store Program[…]
Kids Vision for Life St. Louis visits over 150 elementary and middle schools in the area, seeing over 33,000 students each school year. School nurses are a vital aspect of our program, as they help schedule visits and ensure that students are prepared for our on-site visits. Without our school nurses, we would not be Read more about Why Nurses Love KVFL[…]
Kids Vision for Life St. Louis is participating in our second Give STL Day, which will be held on Thursday, May 11. This year, the St. Louis Community Foundation has partnered with a new technology vendor, CiviCore, a developer with more than 15 years of experience managing high-volume giving day events. The fundraising platform contains Read more about Give STL Day 2017[…]
Kids Vision for Life St. Louis has over 300 volunteers who help our team run screening days at local elementary and middle schools. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, ranging from high school students to retired school teachers. Last year, local seniors from Westminster Christian Academy began volunteering with our program to fulfill Read more about Volunteer Spotlight: MaryKate[…]
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Kids Vision for Life St. Louis is a volunteer-driven program. Our volunteers assist with screening days at over 150 elementary and middle schools in the St. Louis area. To date, KVFL volunteers have helped screen over 31,000 students in the 2016-17 school year. This week’s Volunteer Spotlight focuses on Pat. We’ll learn more about her Read more about Volunteer Spotlight: Pat[…]
When: Sunday, March 5 from 3pm-6pm Where: Soulard iTap at 1711 S 9th St, St. Louis, MO 63104 What: iTap will designate a KVFL beer on the day of the event. Check with the bartender to see what beer has been chosen. Portions of the beer sales will be donated back to KVFL!
Kids Vision for Life St. Louis is a volunteer-driven program. Our volunteers assist with screening days at over 150 elementary and middle schools in the St. Louis area. To date, KVFL volunteers have helped screen over 27,000 students in the 2016-17 school year. In this week’s Volunteer Spotlight we talk to our long-time volunteer Linda Read more about Volunteer Spotlight: Linda[…]
It’s always fun to see how far our program has come! On this Flashback Friday let’s take a look back on the beginnings of Kids Vision for Life and how far we have come. During the 2009-10 school year, KVFL started small with 17 schools and 528 students receiving glasses. Since then, our program has Read more about Flashback Friday[…]