Going great distances for others

We have an incredible group of supporters. We’re constantly blown away by their commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness and their dedication to make a difference in the lives of others. Some of our supporters are literally going great distances (hundreds of kilometres even!) to raise awareness and funds for Operation Eyesight. Last month, Brad and… Continue reading Going great distances for others

Two weeks until Badwater!

Two weeks from today, our friend Norma Bastidas will officially start the most extreme running race offered anywhere on the planet – the Badwater® 135. She’ll run 135 miles (not kilometers!) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, California through extreme heat and intense elevation changes, all in support of Operation Eyesight. We checked in… Continue reading Two weeks until Badwater!

A dedicated mother, athlete and ambassador of sight

Like any mom, Norma Bastidas would move mountains if she could, to help her child. While living in Calgary, AB eight years ago, Norma’s oldest son Karl was diagnosed with an eye condition that doctors told her would cause him to go blind. Norma was helpless to do anything to save his vision. She took… Continue reading A dedicated mother, athlete and ambassador of sight