Conexus CEO, Tim Gresham, was a guest on WTVR’s Virginia This Morning to discuss the role of healthy vision in classrooms across the region. Click HERE to see the segment.
Conexus CEO & President, Tim Gresham, joined WRVA’s John Reid to chat about the work of Conexus across the Commonwealth. Click HERE to listen to the full interview.
The entire process of eyesight screening takes only 10 seconds with the technology Conexus uses. The student will then immediately know whether they can go back to class or whether they need a comprehensive eye exam. According to Conexus, the goal is to keep students in class as much as possible and avoid interruptions to […]
When a child gets new glasses, they often feel blessed to see clearly, but accidents can happen and sometimes those blessings get broken or lost. That’s where Conexus can help, thanks to contributions from generous donors. In the past, replacing glasses could take two to three weeks. However, Conexus CEO Tim Gresham says, these days, repairs can […]
A large percentage of the students that Conexus serves are Latino. So this year, for Gift of Light, ABC 8News – WRIC shared how important Conexus programs can be in these communities. “In our Latino countries, because of resources, because of financial support, we don’t have a way to pay for vision information,” Juan Santacoloma, […]
The mobile vision clinic Conexus stopped by Clark Elementary School to fit students for their very first pair of glasses on Thursday, November 2. Conexus aims to remove poor vision as a barrier to learning, and by providing free eye exams to Charlottesville students, it is able to change students’ lives. “They’re going to get […]
Conexus was LIVE with CBS19 News: Charlottesville News First “Charlottesville This Morning”, in studio and at a Mobile Vision Clinic at Clark Elementary School Charlottesville City Schools, to ‘launch’ the Charlottesville ‘Gift of Light’ campaign. Learn more about the Gift of Light HERE.
“If you can’t see, it’s harder to learn,” said Venable School Nurse Bonnie Vineyard. “Many of these kids would not see an eye doctor right away, so this is just a wonderful thing for these students.” Conexus distributed more than 40 pairs of glasses to elementary school students on Wednesday, October 25. You can watch […]
FROM RICHMONT TIMES DISPATCH ARTICLE: Kindergartener Zyir Gordon’s world changed Tuesday morning when he put on a pair of prescription glasses for the first time. “Wow, I can see something,” he said. “I can see something far away.” He turned to a friend and said, “I can see you!” Read the entire article HERE.