CooperVision and its Employees Donates to Support World Sight Day Challenge
PLEASANTON, Calif., December 22, 2014 — CooperVision, Inc. (NYSE: COO) today announced that through the creative fundraising efforts of its employees around the globe, $115,000 has been donated to Optometry Giving Sight in support of the 2014 World Sight Day Challenge. The company is an Optometry Giving Sight Global Gold Sponsor. Employees at more than 25 locations organized and participated in local activities to generate the funds, including a 5K walk/run, t-shirt sale, jeans days, raffles and World Sight Day Challenge bracelet sales. The Cooper Companies proudly matched employee donations.
“Our purpose is to help improve the way people see each day,” said Dan McBride, President, CooperVision. “The people of CooperVision show their commitment to this ideal in everything they do, including rallying to support the incredible efforts of Optometry Giving Sight. The 2014 World Sight Day Challenge donation is our most substantial yet – equivalent to providing 23,000 eye exams to those in need.”
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