Every day, we work diligently to secure the opportunity to improve a life through corneal donation…
All of the recipient success stories we share are exceptional. From time to time we find something that is extraordinary. Shu Wei is that extraordinary story…MIS shares in his journey from dark to light.
Miracles In Sight takes great pride in partnering with doctors and technical staff at eye banks around the world.
Dr. Uman Mathur, Associate Director with Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, our sister eye bank in Delhi, India was our guest this week at Miracles in Sight… his work in India is very inspiring and we love to hear about the progress he is making in Delhi.
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.
Dean Vavra got confirmation that the Miracles In Sight eye bank was the right place for him in a dream in 2008.
He had just arrived at Miracles In Sight in Winston-Salem from Denver, Colo., where he had worked in various positions at the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank.
“I had a dream that I was trying to park a big truck in a snow storm,” said Vavra, the president and chief executive of Miracles In Sight. “I couldn’t get it parked, so I kind of just left it in the street. I went through a gate into what was like a community college setting. I walked into the cafeteria, and my mother was sitting in the cafeteria.”
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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