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News Release

March 2018

 
Eyemart Express Donates 1,100 Eyeglasses to Cedar Springs Vision Nonprofit

DALLAS — National eyewear retailer Eyemart Express donated more than 1,100 eyeglasses to Cedar Springs Vision, a Dallas-based nonprofit that provides vision and eye care to those who could not otherwise afford it.

“We are delighted to assist in providing a healthier quality of life through better eyesight with our eyewear and Cedar Springs Vision,” said Teresa Mason, Eyemart Express Director of Product Merchandising. “The ability to see clearly should not be a right determined by economic status.”

Cedar Springs Vision operates an eye clinic in partnership with the University of Houston College of Optometry that serves residents from organizations such as Dallas Housing Authority, Interfaith Family Services, and Salvation Army. To learn more about Cedar Springs Vision and Cedar Springs Eye Clinic, visit https://www.opt.uh.edu/patient-care/cedar-springs/.

Eyemart Express’ partnership with the nonprofit dates back more than a decade. The retailer has provided thousands of eyeglasses and glasses cases to the nonprofit over the years.

“We are grateful to have a long-standing partner like Eyemart Express who believes in our local eye care mission,” said Timothy Elinski, Founder of Cedar Springs Vision. “We are able to touch so many lives in the community due to their generosity.

“A majority of people that we serve have never had their eyes tested, so they need very strong prescriptions. We are able to give them the right glasses and lenses at little to no cost thanks to Eyemart Express.”

“It is so important to give back to your local community,” said Mason. “We are pleased to contribute to the eye care effort Tim and the Cedar Springs Vision team have established in Dallas.”

About Eyemart Express
Eyemart Express (EyemartExpress.com), is a national optical retailer known for providing high-quality prescription eyewear in as little as 30 minutes. Eyemart Express ranks among the top 10 optical retailers in the country with its family of brands: Vision 4 Less, Visionmart Express, and Eyewear Express. The company is based in Farmers Branch, Texas, and has 232 stores in 42 states. Eyemart Express offers a robust frame selection for the whole family with more than 2,000 frames in every store from brands such as Ray-Ban, Coach, Nike, and Disney. On-site lens labs and skilled lab techs in stores can deliver high-quality glasses in as little as 30 minutes.