Eyewear Donations

VSP® Eyes of Hope® collects and distributes new and gently used eyewear to help people in need across the globe. Eye doctors and optometric organizations can request eyewear for outreach efforts domestically or abroad, and anyone can donate gently used glasses to join us.

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Help Someone In Need See

Eye Make A Difference®, our used eyewear donation program, will end on January 1, 2022. If you have gently used glasses or readers to donate, please ship them to us by October 14, 2021.

VSP Vision Care Clients: Contact your VSP sales team member for an Eye Make A Difference® donation box and download a poster that you can display to collect glasses, which can be shipped to us for free using your own packaging and a prepaid shipping label whenever the box is full. Please note that donation boxes and the prepaid shipping label will no longer be available after October 14, 2021.

VSP Members: If you have VSP vision coverage, ask your VSP network doctor if they are accepting donations of gently used eyewear. Please note: tax receipts are not available for eyewear donated.

Eye Doctors and Optometric Organizations: Request a donation of new or used eyewear for an upcoming charitable outreach event or mission trip where eye doctors will provide access to vision care for people in need. Requests for gently used eyewear must be received by January 1, 2022. If you are a VSP network doctor’s office, visit the VSP Provider Hub for a link to ship your patients’ gently used glasses to us for free by October 14, 2021.

Community Organizations: Download and display a flier and any sturdy box to collect donations, which can be shipped to us at VSP Global, Attn: Eye Make A Difference, 11340 White Rock Rd Ste 200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 before October 14, 2021.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 Why are you ending the program to collect and distribute gently used eyewear?