Currently there are 54,826 children under 18 living in poverty in St. Louis city and county who cannot afford a simple pair of glasses. With your support, KVFL will be able to provide eyecare for every child living in poverty in our tenth year! Children like Jayla . . . Jayla is a 2nd grade Read more about Donate[…]
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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!
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[…]
Since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, Kids Vision for Life St. Louis (KVFL) has screened over 12,500 area students. Our successful numbers are highly dependent on our volunteers who help run our screening days. Saint Louis University’s Eta Theta branch of the Delta Gamma Fraternity began volunteering with KVFL in August of 2015. We spoke with Erin Read more about Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Gamma[…]
Kids Vision for Life St. Louis (KVFL) was awarded with The Spot Vision Screener for the 2016-17 school year. This addition to our program has been made possible by a grant through the Saigh Foundation. The Spot is a small, portable, hand-held device that provides a quick and accurate reading on patients as young as Read more about Meet The Spot[…]
Join Kids Vision for Life St. Louis at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company on Tuesday, September 27th. A portion of all beer sales will be donated back to our program. We hope to see you there!
On August 4, 2016, Kids Vision for Life St. Louis hosted our annual fundraiser at Panorama in the St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park. Guests participated in a silent auction with items ranging from a trip to Vail, Colorado, Cardinals tickets, designer sunglasses and more. As guests arrived, they were offered a tour of the Read more about Kids Vision for Life’s Annual Fundraiser[…]
First Day of School for KVFLCountdown Kids Vision for Life St. Louis is counting down the days until school starts! August 17, 2016 is the official “first” day of school for our team as we begin our year with a screening day in the Riverview Gardens school district. We would like to encourage our supporters Read more about Back to School with KVFL![…]
On June 15, Kids Vision for Life St. Louis participated in the Clinton-Peabody Healthy Kids Day in downtown St. Louis. Children aged 5-20 were able to take advantage of our no cost vision services at this event. Participants were first given a vision screening and then underwent an eye exam if necessary. 33 students received Read more about Clinton-Peabody Healthy Kids Day[…]