Local eye doctors model fashion designs incorporating recycled eyewear from our eyeglass recycling program. Each dress is evaluated by a panel of experts and the winning designer receives a $1,000 prize.
Over 450 supporters, including medical professionals and their spouses as well as fashion industry experts at-tended the 2011 event. In contrast to a traditional gala, the cocktail party atmosphere allows for more mingling and networking. Allowing new designers to practice their networking skills.
The event has raised over $350,000 for uninsured Georgians in the last four years, enough to provide nearly 300 surgeries or 14,000 pairs of eyeglasses.
What You Can Do Today:
- Let the Lighthouse know you’re interested.
- Have students apply.
- Applications can be downloaded by clicking here.
- Make the project a part of your class. This motivates students to see the project through!