Special Olympics


Essilor’s local partner brings vision care to 229 Special Olympic athletes in Richmond

Earlier this month 14 employees from our partner Satisloh/National Optronics, volunteered for the Special Olympic Games in Richmond, Virginia, and screened 229 young athletes. Just a few days after the successful support of the Special Olympics Summer Games in Hanover by Essilor Germany and local partners, another Special Olympics highlight took place in a different corner […]


Volunteers bring better vision to over 1,000 Special Olympic athletes in Hanover

Earlier this month, volunteers from the Essilor Group in Germany headed to Hanover to screen and equip more than 1,000 participants of the Special Olympic Summer Games that took place from June 6-10. For the past 14 years, Essilor and the Essilor Vision Foundation have been the proud sponsors of the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program *. […]


Special Olympics athletes get a winter health check-up in Austria

1000 athletes from 20 nations arrived in Austria in early January for the Special Olympics Pre-Games, ahead of next year’s World Winter Games. Essilor volunteers with the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program helped ensure that they were equipped to enjoy the experience to the max. Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for adults and children […]


Giving special people a special smile in Malaysia

Essilor and the Essilor Vision Foundation partnered with Special Olympics to hold the first Healthy Athletes event ever conducted by Special Olympics Penang. Together they screened over fifty intellectually disabled athletes. The vision screening of over 50 intellectually disabled athletes from Special Olympics Penang, supported by Essilor and Essilor Vision Foundation, was held on the 13th of December at […]

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