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Hurricane assistance available through Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief

October 30, 2012

With Hurricane Sandy hammering the East Coast, Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief, administered by Optometry Cares®-the AOA Foundation, is ready to assist optometrists whose practices and/or homes are damaged in the wake of the hurricane. The Fund provides immediate assistance in the aftermath of natural disasters.

Affected optometrists may contact their state association or Optometry Cares® (800-365-2219) directly to initiate financial assistance.

How You Can Help

To ensure funds are available for all who need assistance, AOA members are encouraged to make a donation to Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief.

Contributions are deductible to the fullest extent of the law, as no goods or services are furnished by the Optometry Cares® – The AOA Foundation, a 501(c) (3) organization, in exchange for the gift to Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief.

To contribute, simply mail a check to Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief, 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., First Floor, St. Louis, MO 63141 or make a donation online.

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