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How blind and visually impaired people in Lancaster County are making a difference during the pandemic

They're some of the heroes of the pandemic—making masks and bottling disinfectants even while living with disabilities.

VisionCorps Produces Masks

VisionCorps is now producing non-surgical, reusable face masks to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been awarded production orders and contracts by Lancaster County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

WGAL Report on VisionCorps Mask Production

Find out how VisionCorps is making face masks to help out during the pandemic. WGAL-TV's Susan Shapiro stopped by the production workplace to interview Dennis Steiner, president and CEO, and workers about this project.

Nonprofits VisionCorps and Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic feel impact of halted services

These stories were originally published near the beginning of April. Information may have changed. These vignettes will be published intermittently as part of a series on COVID-19's impact on nonprofits.

Closet Organizing 101

Stuck at home? What better time than now to consider organizing you closet! I know what you are thinking, how am I going to do that? Please consider these tips and tricks to transform your closet into an organized space!

All About Glaucoma

Since January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, what better time to learn more about Glaucoma (even if we are at the end of the month)? Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve, often due to abnormally high pressure in the eye (Mayo Clinic, 2018).

Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Have you experienced visual hallucinations following vision loss or a decline in your vision? It is thought that roughly 20% to 50% of people who experience significant vision loss suffer from Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS).

Job Search Tips

VisionCorps’ Mission is to empower individuals with vision loss to attain independence. For those living with blindness and low vision, finding a job can be an important part of the independence process. Below are some tips to help with searching for employment.

VisionCorps Voucher Program

VisionCorps and the Pennsylvania Vision Foundation have been working together to offer free vision examinations as well as basic frames and lenses to low-income families in Southeastern and South Central Pennsylvania.

The Ingredients for a Full Life: An Interview with Jason Wengert

Jason Wengert, 47, enjoys a full life with the support of family, friends, faith, and VisionCorps. He first connected with VisionCorps in 1999, when it was still the Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired.

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