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Rotary Club of Santa Monica Partners With Vision To Learn:

Rotary Club of Santa Monica earlier this month partnered with Vision to Learn to help bring gift of clear sight to the children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica.

Volunteers from The Rotary Club of Santa Monica partnered again this month with Vision to Learn to help perform vision pre-screening for children.

On Monday, July 7, a group of Rotarians gathered at the main branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica and on Tuesday July 8, Rotarians volunteered at their JAMS location. 

Vision to Learn is an organization that provides free eye exams and free glasses to elementary school age children in low-income communities throughout California. 

Children who did not pass the preliminary eye exam will have the opportunity to have a free optometrist exam in Vision to Learn’s mobile clinic. 

If glasses are needed, the children may choose their own frames. Vision to Learn returns to fit the new glasses and to teach the children about proper care and maintenance.

Roy Shioda, technology director at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica, emphasized the importance of the joint project, stating that “this is the only opportunity that some of our kids will have in their youth to see an optometrist.”

Sharon Perlmutter Gavin, the event organizer and Director of Community & Youth Service at the Rotary Club of Santa Monica, said the club was pleased to join with Vision to Learn to help the children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica.

“It is so gratifying to know that together we are giving children a better chance to succeed,” Gavin said.

In May, the Rotary Club of Santa Monica teamed with Vision to Learn to screen the children at Santa Monica’s Upward Bound House.

The main branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica is located at 1238 Lincoln Blvd. in Santa Monica.

The organization’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as caring, responsible and productive citizens.

To find out more information about the Club’s programs and services, visit www.smbgc.org or call 310.361.8500.

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