Give the Gift of Sight

 
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 1 donation
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 4 donations
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 17 donations
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Things You've Accomplished This Year
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    It's traditional at this time of year to reflect on the previous 12 months and this year we have so many reasons to be grateful.  With your support, Macular Degeneration Partnership has: Started another new support group.  It's the fastest growing and always includes several family members and caregivers....
    • 2 months ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    New Website for AMD.org!
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    We are thrilled to share our exciting news with you and to thank you for helping make this possible.  Here's what you have accomplished: New website Audio capability Translation options The new AMD.org was launched August 5, 2014 - take a look!  The enhanced design makes it easier to navigate, with added...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Saving Sight One Person at a Time
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    It's all about the numbers. The Macular Degeneration Partnership reaches thousands of people a month, all over the world.  But the thing that sets us apart - and the important thing that YOU have made happen, shows up in smaller but significant numbers.  The 64 year old who was just diagnosed and is terrified she...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 12 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Happy Everything Month
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    This month, the Macular Degeneration Partnership has been traveling in Southern California, spreading the message of healthy living and controlling your risk factors for AMD.  Your gift has helped us make 5 presentations to senior citizens and hold 3 support groups for those with AMD and their families. February...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Eyes in the News
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    If people know about a problem, they're halfway to solving it. That is why raising awareness of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is so important.  Millions of people over age 50 are at risk for losing their vision.   Your support helped the Macular Degeneration Partnership (MDP) mark International AMD Week...
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    The Latest on Vitamins for AMD - AREDS2 Results
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    If you or a loved one have macular degeneration, you appreciate getting important news fast.  That's one thing your donations have helped the Macular Degeneration Partnership (MDP) do - and it makes a difference. Recently, the long awaited results of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2) were announced and our...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    We're An All Star!
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    The Macular Degeneration Partnership just won an award from Constant Contact - we're an "All Star"!  The AMD Update Newsletter won this recognition because of how often we send out the newsletter - and by how many people open it. This is the second year in a row MDP has received this honor. February was National AMD...
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 25 donations
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Heartfelt Thanks from Seniors You Have Helped
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    When you donated to Discovery Eye Foundation for Macular Degeneration, you received a thank you note from us, of course.  Because we appreciate your contribution. I wish you could hear the thankful voices I hear everyday. They are so grateful for our support and help and you are a part of that. These are seniors who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Give Your Sight a Hand!
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    The campaign continues! With your help, "Give Your Sight a Hand" was a huge success at the AARP Event and Expo.  We are continuing to build momentum with every support group, every seminar, every health fair. We're doing this to save vision!  Your two eyes work together so beautifully that something could be wrong...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Progress Towards Treatments for AMD
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    People who have age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are dealing with a lot of issues. Losing vision, having wet AMD and needing to get repeated injections into the eye - or having dry AMD and not have any treatment at all available.  No wonder patients can be discouraged. One of the most important things the Macular...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    May is Healthy Vision Month
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    The National Eye Institute has designated May as Healthy Vision Month in the U.S.  As it happens, May is also Older Americans Month - so how appropriate is that for seniors at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Actually, we are all at risk for AMD - yes, even YOU.  Some of the risk factors are things...
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 16 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    New Year Update
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    2011 was a GREAT year for the Macular Degeneration Partnership program.  Your support has helped us to accomplish so much in helping those with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Visits to our website, AMD.org, went up 120%, with over 16,000 individuals a month staying up to date on treatment and research....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Hope - What Your Gift Accomplished
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    Do you know about the survey that found people are more afraid of going blind than almost anything else?  That if they could, they’d trade off years of life in return for keeping their sight? Jackie understands.  At age 58, her doctor told her, “You’ll be blind in 5 years.  You have macular...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Hope for People with Macular Degeneration
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    One of the most important things your donation helps us to do is the AMD Update. This free monthly email goes to thousands of people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to their family members.   Macular degeneration is a frightening condition with no cure - and only 10% of people are able to get...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Free Vision Symposium
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    All our services and materials for patients and their families are free, in part because of YOUR support! On May 14, Discovery Eye Foundation presented the 2011 Vision Symposium in San Diego, CA.  It was a large and warm gathering of eye doctors, researchers, patients and family members.  Sessions included a...
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 24 donations
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Thank You for All You Do
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    It's a new year here at the Macular Degeneration Partnership and new opportunities to make a difference to seniors and their families. We'd like to start the year by saying "thank you" to all our members and supporters.  You've helped us to reach more people at risk for macular degeneration and to help those who are...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Saving Sight Through Outreach to Seniors
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    The past months have been an extremely busy time for the Macular Degeneration Partnership. Through our various projects, we have reached tens of thousands of people. The Macular Degeneration Partnership collaborated with other vision organizations during AMD Week in September to send over half a million messages...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Knowledge is Power
    By - Judith Delgado - Director, Macular Degeneration Partnershi
    The Orange County Vision Symposium reached hundreds of people with critical information about eye disease and resources for living with low vision. Held on June 26th at the University of California, Irvine, the conference covered age-related macular degeneration, keratoconus, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and retinitis...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Knowledge Saves Vision
    By - Judi Delgado - Executive Director
    What a difference a "commercial" can make! In the case of Mrs. H, in the Pacific Northwest, it may have saved her vision. "Without you, I would never have seen the retinal specialist and found out about my problem", she said. After hearing a radio spot, she realized that maybe her vision problem was not just a part of...
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    • Monique
      Monique You are doing really GOOD work and providing invaluable information, comfort and help to so many, in a quest to prevent or at least mitigate undescribable distress. THANK YOU !
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 38 donations
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  • Give the Gift of Sight posted a progress report
    Spreading the Word
    By - Judith Delgado - Executive Director
    October was an exciting month for the Macular Degeneration Partnership! We were able to reach out to thousands of at-risk seniors at two events on the West Coast. One of our missions is to raise awareness of macular degeneration and to educate seniors about how they can protect and preserve their vision. The AARP...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Give the Gift of Sight has received 75 donations
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Discovery Eye Foundation

Los Angeles, CA, United States
http://www.AMD.org

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Judith Delgado

Project Leader
Los Angeles, CA United States

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