Category: VisioCheck

Conexus to Partner with National Organization to Expand Service in Richmond Public Schools

In mid-July Conexus was approached by a California-based non-profit, Vision to Learn (VTL), to discuss a possible collaborative effort.  VTL has been delivering mobile vision clinics to high need school divisions across the country for the last five years and a large grant through the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative had recently provided them the opportunity to double […]

Conexus Partners with Friends of Barnabas

Conexus was approached in the Fall of 2016 by Friends of Barnabas (FOB), a local non-profit with a mission to improve the lives of impoverished children in Honduras by providing high quality sustainable medical care and enabling communities to become self-sufficient through community health training and education. After months of planning and coordination, Conexus President […]

Conexus Attends John Randolph Foundation Awards Ceremony

John Randolph Foundation awarded its latest grants on Thursday, July 20th in front of a crowd of 125 partners, donors, and grant recipients. Responsive grants totaling $403,369 from the Foundation’s Mission Fund were awarded to 17 nonprofits.  Conexus was proud to be among one of the 17 recipients. Robin Mead accepted the award on behalf of Conexus.  […]

HB1408 Becomes Law

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed HB1408 into law!  HB1408 paves the way for schools to use outside resources at their choosing to improve vision outcomes for their students.  As Conexus works to elevate vision as a health priority, this bill offers permissive language for schools to be proactive in advancing vision outcomes in an effort […]

HB1408 Update

On February 20, HB1408 passed the Senate on a 38-2 vote and was returned back to the House for a vote on the Senate amendments.  Today, the Senate-amended HB1408 passed the House on a 98-0 vote! Virginia has taken the first step toward improving vision outcomes for students and working to eliminate undetected and untreated vision […]

Students See a Whole New World

On January 19th, Conexus delivered 20 pairs of glasses to students at Elizabeth Scott Elementary in Chesterfield County.  Elizabeth Scott was one of 16 Title I Chesterfield County Elementary schools selected to participate in Conexus programming in conjunction with a study performed by VCU.  Students at Elizabeth Scott Elementary had their vision screened through Conexus’ […]