SPECSAVERS AND THE CANADIAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND ANNOUNCE SPONSORSHIP TO CHAMPION VISION HEALTH
TORONTO, June 6, 2023 – Specsavers, an optometrist-owned and led business, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) as a Participating Gold Sponsor. The CCB is a renowned organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals who are blind, deaf-blind, or living with low vision through initiatives that support both individuals and communities.
Front Row (Left to Right):
Jim Tokos (CCB National President), Dr. Hiba Mannan (Specsavers), Naomi Barber (Specsavers), Sarah Gardiner (Specsavers), Jim Prowse (CCB Executive Director), Dr. Jestyn Liew (Specsavers), Dr. Jas Nagra (Specsavers)
Back Row (Left to Right):
Curtis Buckroyd (Specsavers) and Mark Walker (Specsavers)
As part of this collaboration, Specsavers aims to extend its commitment to promoting eye health awareness while supporting the admirable efforts of the Canadian Council of the Blind. By becoming a Participating Gold Sponsor, Specsavers intends to amplify its impact by joining forces with an organization that shares its core values and commitment to supporting Canadians with vision loss.
“We at Specsavers are delighted to partner with the Canadian Council of the Blind, an organization that share our values, to support their important work and encourage Canadians to prioritize their eye health,” said Bill Moir, Managing Director of Specsavers Canada. “The Canadian Council of the Blind has an impressive history of advocating for and empowering Canadians with vision loss. We are excited about the opportunities that arise when our two organizations collaborate.”
The Canadian Council of the Blind has a longstanding reputation for its advocacy efforts and its dedication to improving the lives of individuals with vision loss. By aligning with the CCB, Specsavers reinforces its commitment to making a positive impact within the community and ensuring that accessible eye care services are available to all Canadians.
Through this partnership, Specsavers and the Canadian Council of the Blind will work together to raise awareness about the importance of regular eye examinations and the accessibility of eye care services. By combining their expertise and resources, both organizations aim to empower individuals with vision loss to lead independent, fulfilling lives.
As a Participating Gold Sponsor, Specsavers will actively contribute to the Canadian Council of the Blind’s ongoing programs, initiatives, and community outreach efforts. By supporting the CCB’s work, Specsavers reinforces its dedication to eye health and wellness while actively engaging with the visually impaired community.
About the Canadian Council of the Blind: The Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for the rights and wellbeing of individuals with vision loss. The CCB’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for people who are blind, deaf-blind, or living with low vision by supporting individuals and communities through various programs, resources, and initiatives.
About Specsavers: Specsavers is an optometrist-owned and led business committed to providing high-quality eye care services and products to communities worldwide. With a focus on accessible eye health, Specsavers strives to empower individuals to take control of their eye health through regular check-ups and tailored solutions. For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected]