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Von's Vision Holds First-Ever 'A Night to Take Flight'
Thursday, September 24, 2020

On Monday night, Denver Broncos Linebacker Von Miller hosted his inaugural A Night to Take Flight celebrity gala event in Denver for his foundation, Von’s Vision, at Jet Linx Aviation. Von Miller’s A Night to Take Flight was presented by Hero Practice Services and Schomp Automotive + Subaru. The event featured both virtual and in-person celebrity appearances, including current Broncos Von Miller, Bradley Chubb and Brandon McManus as well as former Broncos Mark Schlereth, Karl Mecklenburg and Ryan Harris.

At the scenic Jet Linx private jet hanger, guests were treated to a display of exotic sportscars and private jets. A dinner program featuring a live DJ, a Q&A with a panel of Broncos legends and a world-class steak dinner and dessert highlighted the evening’s festivities. Attendees also had the opportunity to bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences and rare memorabilia through the event’s live and silent auctions.

Pre-recorded support videos from Snoop Dogg, Slick Rick and apl.de.app, co-founder of the Black Eyed Peas, were also shown.

In all, nearly $300,000 was raised in support of Von’s Vision. This figure excludes a $58,000 donation pledged by Miller himself.

During the event, presenting sponsors Schomp Automotive + Subaru unveiled the newest Von’s Vision Center on stage, which will be officially launched later this fall at the Laredo Boys & Girls Club. Through the support of Schomp Automotive + Subaru, Von’s Vision will now be able to impact another two hundred low-income Denver children in the coming months.

Emmy-winning sports anchor and Denver native Susie Wargin served as the event’s celebrity emcee. Matt Rogers, of Discovery Channel and American Idol fame, served as the celebrity auctioneer.

Monday’s A Night to Take Flight precedes Miller’s upcoming Von’s Vision Day program, slated for October 24th at Colorado Uplift. More than one hundred students will have their vision screened and examined and, if needed, be provided with a new pair of prescription glasses, courtesy of Etnia Barcelona.



 
 

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Why

IMPACT

According to a 2012 study titled “The Social and Economic Impact of Poor Vision” conducted by The Boston Consulting Group and Essilor, 30% of children experience...

NEED

According to recent data collected by Von’s Vision, 38% of children in the United States need some form of vision correction. Three out of every ten children under six years old...

WHY

As a child, Von remembers times when we went to school without glasses or was made, fun of because of his glasses. Without glasses, it was impossible to see, impossible to...

ENRICH THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS
AND FAMILIES IN NEED.

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