Sunday, September 6, 2015
Connecticut Learning Center Helps Low-Income Women Get Vision Care
"State and local leaders met in Bridgeport Saturday to announce a plan that will help low-income women get free vision care," according to Connecticut's Channel 12 News. "Officials spoke at a news conference at the Mercy Learning Center, for a not-for-profit school for women in need. The center helps women earn their GEDs and also teaches basic life skills. The Connecticut Student Nurses Association says it worked with the school and found many students were having trouble learning because they couldn't afford vision care. The Needs Clearing House has now arranged to get free vision care for Mercy's students by working with local vendors. " Read more.