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For 55 years, the Optometric Center of New York, the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, has supported programs that provide vision care for those who cannot afford it and for the homebound elderly ; vision screenings for schoolchildren as well as scholarships, and vision science research.

The generosity of donors over the years has strengthened both the mission of the foundation and the commitment of the College.

To donate now using our secure online form, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Diner’s Club and JCB. If you wish to give using other ways, or if you wish to designate how your contribution is used, please contact us at (212) 938-5600. Your email address is required in order for us to send you a receipt.

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Should you wish to make changes to or cancel your contribution, please contact us at (212) 938-5600 and we will be happy to assist you. You must contact us within 1 day of your transaction for a full credit to the credit card used for the original contribution.

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* Fred Friedfeld Memorial Scholarship: In memory of ClearVision Optical founder Fred Friedfeld
* Unrestricted Fund: Funds will be applied where they will make the most difference
* Patient Care: Includes the wide variety of primary care and specialty services offered by the UEC, regardless of an individual’s ability to pay
* Education: Help foster a community committed to learning and service through Student Scholarships as well as a new Career Development Center
* Research: Support ground-breaking discoveries in vision science through a Clinical Research Center and Technology Innovation Fund
* Bowery Mission Project: Help provide high-quality vision care for many of New York City's homeless population

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