Our Partners

Essilor Vision Foundation – Main Partner – Special Olympics

Essilor, through the Essilor Vision Foundation, is the official global supplier of ophthalmic lenses to the Special Olympics Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes program. The Foundation’s support has to-date enabled more than 100,000 Special Olympics athletes to receive essential vision care. Essilor International has been involved in Opening Eyes at a local level for over 20 years, and the company signed on as the exclusive official supplier of ophtalmic lenses for the initiative in 2002. Essilor and EVF have now renewed their support for a further three years until end 2017.

Essilor Vision Foundation – Local Partners

  • Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation Untitled
    The Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation is a public welfare foundation established in 1986 by the China Welfare Institute founded by Mme. Soong Ching Ling herself. Withparticular attention to the welfare of women and children,the Foundation hasset up a good number ofprojectsin the fields of maternal and childhealth care and aid to children’s education and culturein China’s major cities, provinces and autonomous regions. The SSCL Foundation-Essilor Fund was established by Essilor and Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation in September 2014, dedicated to eliminating poor vision and its lifelong consequences, and to providing underprivileged people the opportunity to live a better life through better sight.