Site: Barrie

Service: One Sight Program

Description (Service) Program in which LensCrafters collects used eyeglasses which are recycled and the money generated from recycling is used to make new glasses and sent to people in Third World countries * used eyeglasses can be dropped off at the LensCrafters store in the Georgian Mall throughout the year * financial donations also welcome 
Home Town Day: One day per year in December, is designated Home Town Day where glasses are given out to people in financial need in Barrie * individuals may apply through the United Way for a new pair of glasses * applicants need a letter from a sponsoring organization and are selected based on financial need * affiliated doctors donate time to examine recipients, and Associates volunteer time to make and dispense new glasses * frame and lens vendors donate Hometown Day products * call for information about the date for Home Town Day -  
Throughout the year Lenscrafters works with local organizations to provide glasses to those in need * request must come from the organizations such as Busby Centre, Salvation Army, not from individuals
Service Details
Hours Store Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-9 pm, Sat 9:30 am-6 pm, Sun 11 am-5 pm
Dates Donation of Glasses: Year round * Hometown Day: Dec, call for store for date and time
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility For provision of free glasses, financial criteria must be met
Application Donations: accepted anytime during regular store hours
Home Town Day: call for information about how to apply * application through United Way, including a letter from sponsoring organization
Free glasses provision throughout the year: call for information about how to apply * requests are done on a case by case basis and request must come from local organization e.g. David Busby Centre, Salvation Army * do not take requests from individuals
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Upper level of Mall, beside SportChek
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Georgian Mall
509 Bayfield St, Unit G10
Barrie, ON L4M 4Z8
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Intersection Bayfield St and Livingstone St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-8006
Fax 705-725-8124
Website www.lenscrafters.ca/onesight
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OneSight
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OneSightOrg
Vimeo Vimeo: vimeo.com/onesightorg
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OneSightOrg