Fred Hollows

Specsavers Community Program

Specsavers stores are committed to supporting local communities

A major community initiative that Specsavers implements in stores nationwide is the ‘Specsavers Community Program’. The initiative aims to raise funds for Specsavers’ national charity of choice, The Fred Hollows Foundation, as well as hundreds of local charities across the country. To date over $5 million has been donated to charities through the Specsavers Community Program.

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The Fred Hollows Foundation: Lions Outback Vision Van

Specsavers supports the Lions Outback Vision Van project run through The Fred Hollows Foundation. The Lions Outback Vision Van is a mobile eye health clinic that provides comprehensive ophthalmology care for people living in remote and rural Western Australia.

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Specsavers is also very proud to sponsor the Fred Hollows Humanity Award each year. The award recognises Year 6 students across Australia who show compassion, integrity and kindness in their lives, just as Fred did.

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Specsavers glasses recycling program

We’ve launched a nationwide glasses recycling program in partnership with Lions Recycle For Sight that delivers quality glasses and sunglasses to people in need overseas. To make a difference, simply bring your pre-loved glasses into your local Specsavers store and place them in the glasses recycling box or hand them to a team member.

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