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Von’s Vision Hosts Exam Day at Broncos Boys & Girls Club as Part of Club’s March for Peace
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Von’s Vision partner optometrists were on hand at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club on Saturday morning to provide no-cost vision screenings and eye exams as part of the Club’s March for Peace event. The volunteer doctors and opticians, who are all from ICON Eyecare, were able to administer exams and screenings to 25 local youth during the morning’s outreach program.

Any child whose vision was determined to require corrective eyewear was able to select a pair of brand-new, high-end frames from Etnia Barcelona’s most recent models. Prescription lenses will be inserted into the frames and delivered back to the students at the Broncos Boys & Girls Club later this month.

The Exam Day is an extension of the Von’s Vision Center program, which was originally launched at the Broncos Boys & Girls Club in November of 2018. Von’s Vision Centers are mobile optometry kiosks that house frames, swag, and all of the optometry equipment needed to provide exams and record children’s prescriptions.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Von’s Vision Center at the Broncos Boys & Girls Club was closed for the majority of the past twelve months. Saturday’s program marks the official relaunch of this Club’s Vision Center, with plans to host more Exam Days throughout the remainder of 2021.

Held from 9:30 to 12:00, the Von’s Vision Exam Day was just one component of the Broncos Boys & Girls Club’s March for Peace on Saturday. The march was organized by two Montbello teenagers who planned to raise awareness to growing violence in their community. Broncos Safety Justin Simmons was also in attendance for the March for Peace.

Von Miller was doing his part to ensure that underprivileged children in the area have access to vision care and corrective eyewear, which has long-term academic, social and economic impacts for the population in the Montbello community.

In all, more than $12,500 in free exams, screenings and glasses were provided by Von’s Vision and its community partners on Saturday morning.



 
 

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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...

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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...

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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...

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