Ingrid Schunder is the Director of Donor Logistics for Miracles In Sight. She has 16 years of experience in eye and tissue donation. Her educational background includes a BA in Psychology and a BS in Education. Prior to working in the field of eye and tissue donation, Ingrid taught high school Spanish and English. Ingrid is currently completing her MBA and leadership studies.Read More
Artist Jennifer McCormick was a recent guest at Miracles In Sight. Here’s the story…
Jennifer recently participated in the After Dark Artist Collaboration hosted by Industries for the Blind in Winston-Salem. During the collaboration, Jennifer experienced sensitivity training…she was blindfolded and guided by her IFB visually impaired partner, Brenda Neal. Through this experience Jennifer and Brenda created a beautiful piece of artwork that has found a home at Miracles In Sight.
If you listen to Sarah Chandler speak of her son, it’s obvious that Mark was the reason the sun came up every morning and the stars twinkled at night. Sarah describes her son as a friend to all, and a stranger to none. A small town USA boy with an enormous heart and a willing hand. Mark gave so much in life, it would be just like him to give as much in death.Read More
On this day in 1905, Austrian surgeon Dr. Edward Zirm, performed the first successful human full-thickness transplant in Moravia, now the Czech Republic.Read More
Hannah Loy was in a car accident December 5, 2010. She did not survive.
Hannah was only seventeen years old. Her parents made the decision to honor their daughter’s wish to become an eye and organ donor.
It is through the selfless act of a teenager and the courage of her parents that Hannah was able to provide sight to two people suffering from corneal blindness.