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Volunteer

What happens when you step up as a volunteer for Glaucoma Research Foundation? You use your talents to assist a nationally recognized nonprofit organization striving to save sight. You learn the most up-to-date information about glaucoma and its treatment. Most important, you help more than four million Americans with glaucoma — half of whom don’t even know they have the disease.

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How Do Volunteers Make a Difference?
Amie Price shares the satisfaction she gets from giving her time, energy, and skills toward a future free from glaucoma, for everyone.

Amie Price: I recently moved to San Francisco and was looking for volunteer positions. My grandma had glaucoma, and when I researched glaucoma on the volunteer websites in San Francisco, the Glaucoma Research Foundation popped up.

At home I’m a management consultant, so I’ve got quite a lot of skills to offer. And in order to occupy my time whilst I was here, I wanted to give something back and volunteer for a number of charities — and also choose charities that are relevant to personal circumstances, so glaucoma was something that I was interested in.

I’ve worked for a number of small charities in the UK, and I think the Glaucoma Research Foundation Benefit was the biggest charity event I’ve ever been involved in. From talking to the people in the office initially I didn’t realize how big and grand it was going to be, and I think it was a fantastic event. A lot of hard work went into it and the night was extremely successful.

My main responsibility was to manage the registration desk. There’s a group of sorority ladies who volunteer every year on the registration desk. I helped them manage the registration desk ensuring that everything went smoothly and dealt with any problems that arose.

We invite you to join us!

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Outreach to Professionals

Establish contact with local eye care professionals, deliver educational materials, and follow up to learn whether and how the materials are helping doctors and patients.

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Community Outreach

Contact local community organizations that serve people at particular risk for glaucoma, including seniors, African Americans, and people with diabetes.

Fundraise for GRF

Become an online fundraiser and inspire others to support our mission. We’ll walk you through the process of creating an online fundraising page that you can customize with your story, photos, and videos.

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Event Volunteer

There may be opportunities to volunteer your skills to help with Glaucoma Research Foundation events! If you think you have great skills to offer, and you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, get in touch with us!

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Outreach to Professionals

Establish contact with local eye care professionals, deliver educational materials, and follow up to learn whether and how the materials are helping doctors and patients.

12@3x

Community Outreach

Contact local community organizations that serve people at particular risk for glaucoma, including seniors, African Americans, and people with diabetes.

Become an online fundraiser and inspire others to support our mission. We’ll walk you through the process of creating an online fundraising page that you can customize with your story, photos, and videos.

Contact us to learn more.
For questions or to discuss volunteer options, call us at 415-986-3162 or send us an email.

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Real-World Inspiration

Volunteer work, both practical volunteering in the field and through virtual programs, gives you insight into real-world contexts and helps you gain experience and understanding. And there are so many opportunities to choose from.

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