Prevent Blindness America Launches 5th Annual Online Charity Auction

CHICAGO—Volunteer eye health and safety organization Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has announced that it launched its fifth annual online auction on Monday, May 2. According to the organization, the auction will run until May 25.

Currently, the auction includes vacation getaways, restaurant gift certificates, designer sunglasses and more. Also available are signed photos and memorabilia from sports and entertainment stars. Participants are given the option to either bid on an item or purchase it immediately with all proceeds going toward vision and eye health education programs across the country, PBA said.

“We hope that everyone will take a moment to go online and check out some great items, with proceeds going directly to our sight-saving programs,” said Hugh R. Parry, president and CEO of PBA. “We want to thank all of those who so generously donated items to our auction to help us on our mission to prevent needless vision loss.”

Log on to to start bidding. For more information, contact Sue Corbett at (312) 363-6014.

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