Our Donors

We would like to extend special thanks to these donors for all of their support!

Voluntary Check-Off at the Division of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. DMVs and Tax Collectors throughout the state participate in the annual Sight Saver Campaign. Check the box on your driver’s license or vehicle registration renewal form and make a difference today! Preserve Vision Florida (formerly Prevent Blindness Florida) would like to thank all participants who continue to donate $1 or more when you renew your driver or vehicle registration. We appreciate your continued support.

The Bikers Care Tag is a motorcycle specialty tag, the donations from which continue to help save sight. Preserve Vision Florida (formerly Prevent Blindness Florida) is proud to be a recipient of the proceeds of this very special motorcycle tag. The patriotic tag continues to gain popularity with bikers who want to support vision preservation.

AAA Auto Club Group has continued to support Preserve Vision Florida through the annual drivers license donation program. When you renew your license and auto tags, please remember to check the box donating $1 or more to Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida). Help save sight!

Premier Eye Care logoEach year, Premier Eye Care donates to Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) in an effort to help people preserve their sight.  Preserve Vision Florida thanks Premier Eye Care for this extraordinary commitment to our shared mission of improving vision care for all our nation’s citizens.

Allegany Franciscan Ministries has awarded Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) three major grants. We currently hold a Major Grant to provide adult vision screenings in Hillsborough and Pinellas.

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County funds Preserve Vision Florida to provide children’s vision screenings and parent education. Through this program, we screen Hillsborough County children and provide eye exams and glasses for children needing them. Screenings take place throughout the county – in preschools, community programs, and the Children’s Board Family Resource Centers. We also educate children and parents about vision health and safety at home, at play, and during sports.

JWB LogoThe Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County funds Preserve Vision Florida to provide children’s vision screenings and parent education. As part of the education sessions and screenings, we provide medical vision services and eye wear if needed.  JWB believes in investing in children and strengthening the Pinellas community.

The Community Foundation Tampa Bay is a 501 (C)(3) nonprofit that connects people and resources to inspire charitable giving and create a meaningful, lasting impact on our region serving Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties. Preserve Vision Florida holds endowment funds with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Proceeds benefit ongoing operations that make the vision health program possible.

Early Childhood Council of Hillsborough CountyPreserve Vision Florida has partnered with ECC for almost two decades. As partner in the Community Developmental Screening Program, Preserve Vision Florida provides for early identification and intervention of vision issues to ensure that young children with developmental concerns receive the help they need in order to enter Kindergarten ready to learn and succeed.

The Seeing Lakeland Vision Screening Program, sponsored by the GiveWell Community Foundation, provides free vision screenings to children and adults, utilizing health services at Lakeland’s clinic of the Polk County Health Department. Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) also screens with Family Fundamentals, Girls Inc. of Lakeland, and the Boys & Girls Club of Lakeland.

Health Department of Pinellas County — The Florida Health Department’s mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. The Pinellas County Health Department funds vision screenings and provides eye exams and glasses for adults who are enrolled in the Blue Card program.

United Way Suncoast provides pathways to education and financial stability that create better opportunities for everyone in our community. Preserve Vision Florida is a funded partner in the Early Learning Community Investment Program. This initiative partners with programs whose interventions ultimately lead to children entering kindergarten ready to lean and reading on grade level by 3rd grade. Preserve Vision Florida provides services in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and DeSoto. Children receive vision screenings and family assistance to secure eye exams and glasses for children. Parents and children receive education about vision health and safety.


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Robert S. and Mildred M. Baynard Charitable Trust

Katherine R. Cushman Estate

Frank E Duckwall Foundation

Duke Energy Foundation

Estate of Norma Gerber

Forever 55 Microgrants – Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Healthy Start Hillsborough County

Suncoast Credit Union

Verizon Foundation

Thanks to our Person of Vision Award Dinner donors since 2014

These generous sponsors and individual donors have provided over $900,000 in direct support and over $300,000 of in-kind services to further our mission to help children and adults see their own bright future!

Visionary Sponsor
AAA – The Auto Club Group

Signature Sponsor
Premier Eye Care

Media Sponsor
Tampa Bay Business Journal

Reception Sponsors

Fifth Third Bank

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa International Airport

Award Sponsors
Eventions of Florida

Raymond James Financial
Sykes Enterprises

Transitions Optical 

Partner Sponsors
Adams and Reese

Aesthetic Institute of Tampa Bay
Bausch + Lomb
Gonzmart Family of Restaurants

Kimmins Construction


Raymond James Financial

Studiomax Design
Chris T. Sullivan Foundation

Tampa General Hospital

TECO – an Emera Company
The Yerrid Foundation

Patron Sponsors
Air Transport It Services

Gonzmart Family of Restaurants

The Lightning Foundation

Port Tampa Bay

The Ramil Perez Fund of the

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa International Airport

University of Tampa

Table Sponsors

Anthony and Partners

Bakewell Public Relations

Bank of America

Bank of Tampa

Bank of the Ozarks

BayCare Health Care

Bob Bowen & Bob Glaser

Cure on Wheels

Gary Davis

de la Parte & Gilbert, PA

Flagship Facility Services

Florida Health Care News

Stephen Gay

GTE Financial

Hillsborough Community College

HMS Host/Stellar Partners

HNS Shopping Network

Jacobs Engineering

Joanne and William Lighter

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

Moffitt Cancer Center

Port Tampa Bay

Ricondo Associates

Salem Enterprise Solutions

Salvation Army ARC

SSP America, Inc.

Susan and John Sykes

Tampa Bay Lightning

TPA Tampa Hospitality Partners

The Straz Center

USF Health

USF Muma College of Business

University of South Florida – St. Petersburg

University Medical Services Assoc.

USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy

U.S. Travel Association

Weatherford Capital

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