Sunday, March 10, 2013

Teenager’s Non-Profit Raises Money for Eyecare

“Niko Skrivanos has worn eyeglasses since he was 2 years old and needs them every minute he’s awake,” notes the Eagle Tribune. “He’d be happy if he could have 20/20 vision but at least Niko, 13, the son of Konse and Lorna Skrivanos of North Andover, never had to worry about being able to afford an eye examination or spectacles. As he got older and became aware that there are many children who need glasses but lack the means to pay for them, he decided to do something about it. So two years ago, he founded Eye-See, a nonprofit charity that raises money to pay for eye exams and corrective lenses for children whose families are having a hard time making ends meet.” Read more.

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