To promote our empathy value during the month of June, Kilbirnie School will be helping to collect old glasses to be recycled and given to someone in need in the Pacific Islands. Donations of both adult and children's frames would be great to get (as long as the frames and lenses are still in usable condition). The glasses will be sorted in Wellington, and then will be taken on a volunteer trip to Fiji that is taking place in July. Local optometrist Ravi Dass (Mr Foureyes) will be going along on the trip, where around 2,000 local people will be helped with eye tests, cataract surgery, and provided with donated glasses as needed. If you’re interested, you can sign up to the Mr Foureyes blog (mrfoureyes.co.nz/blogs/news) or follow their facebook page (www.facebook.com/mrfoureyesnz/) for more info.
The old glasses can be placed in the box at reception from Monday.