News and Events
2021 Fall Benefit
On October 14th The Eye-Bank hosted another successful virtual Fall Benefit – New York Back in Sight which was a celebration of New York City's reopening. WCBS's Health & Wellness Correspondent Pat Farnack returned to emcee the evening and Steve Schirripa from The Sopranos and Blue Bloods...
The Eye-Bank Celebrates 75 Years of Giving the Gift of Sight.
We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You.
Signing Up to Become a Donor Has Never Been Easier.
New Yorkers, enroll in the Donate Life Registry completely online by using your mobile device, laptop, or computer. In a matter of minutes, you can be enrolled and someday leave the gift of sight... and life.
Mandy Patinkin Delivers a Heartfelt Message Expressing His Gratitude for Receiving the Gift of Sight as a Cornea Transplant Recipient.
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Past Events at The Eye-Bank.
In October 2021, The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, the German Society of Tissue Transplantation (DGFG) and the Veneto Eye Bank Foundation hosted Foresight 2020. The international virtual scientific session addressed how eye banks can effectively work with industry without compromising their non-profit status to create new and innovative treatments for blinding eye diseases through cellular [Read More…]
Celebrating You! Celebrating You! premiered The Eye-Bank’s new video produced in the manner of a photographic timeline highlighting special people and milestones in The Eye-Bank’s 75-year history. Participants also viewed a heart-warming memoriam photo montage paying tribute to eye donors followed by video greetings from a donor daughter, Ileana Quinones, and donor sister, Helen Fuentes. [Read More…]
On Thursday, October 1, The Eye-Bank hosted our first ever virtual Fall Benefit “Sight-Seeing” during which we explored the stunning sights and unique flavors of Austria from the comfort and safety of our homes. More than 100 guests tuned in live on The Eye-Bank’s Facebook or YouTube pages and since then, the video of the event has been viewed 1,318 times…and counting![Read More...]