IEB's 16th Annual Gala, "A New Chapter"
Illinois Eye-Bank Watson Gailey presents
We humbly request your assistance in helping the Illinois Eye-Bank, Watson Gailey fulfill its mission to preserve and restore sight by attending our charitable NIGHT FOR SIGHT event. This night we will honor Dr. Robert M. Lee for his twenty years of dedicated service to the restoration of sight, proceeds will benefit the Dr. John E. Randolph Memorial Fund. Register online today!
Our deepest gratitude goes to the Gailey Eye Clinic for sponsoring this charitable event at The Visionary level. Additionally the Illinois Eye-Bank would like to sincerely thank Central State Fireworks, the Illinois Eye Center, StateFarm as well as OSF Healthcare for their sponsorships at the See the Difference level.
Through My Eyes Art Contest Winner
We are proud to announce that Illinois Eye-Bank Ambassador, Sheila Walters (whose story is featured below) was selected as the winner of the written composition portion of the EBAA's "Through My Eyes" Art Contest. This competition is held in honor of National Eye Donor Month, and it allows cornea recipients and donor families to share their experiences through art, including: written compositions, drawings, photographs and videos.
The Caleb Connection
This touching story was initially featured in the Spring 2013 edition of our publication 'Vision'. It was most recently featured in the Illinois magazine, 'Healthy Cells'. The story details just how special organ donation can be through Terry and Sheila Walters and Cindy Loula. To read the article, click the picture above or here.
"An Eye For An I" - a video from the Illinois Eye-Bank
This inspirational video emphasizes the significant impact that tissue donation can make on the lives of others. View the video on YouTube.
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At the Illinois Eye-Bank, we are proud to be the tie that connects eye tissue donors and their families to skilled corneal surgeons and transplant recipients, united by their dedication to preserve and restore sight for those facing a life of blindness.
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