- Pearle Vision Foundation grants funds to organizations seeking cures for diabetic retinapothy.
- The Gift of Sight program, now OneSight, is established and begins providing vouchers that enable those in need to obtain free eyewear.
Eyewear collection program begins at all LensCrafters across North America
First Give the Gift of Sight Global Clinic to Costa Rica: 8,600 people helped.
Hometown Day is established across all LensCrafters stores, creating the single, largest day of giving within the Give the Gift of Sight program.
- Give the Gift of Sight launches “Seemore,” OneSight’s first Vision Van to bring eye care to children in need; 1998, sister “Iris” joins the fleet.
- The first Eyewear Recycle Center opens at LensCrafters headquarters in Mason, OH.
Give the Gift of Sight Outreach programs begin.
- One millionth patient, Jessica, a young school girl, is helped in Washington, United States.
- Ghouls and Goblins trick or treat for eyewear on the first annual Sight Night.
Two millionth patient, Julia, a grandmother, is helped in Bolivia.
- Community I-Care programs begin in Asia Pacific including a partnership with Croc Festival™ to provide free vision care & eyewear to children in remote parts of Australia.
- Three millionth patient, Gabriel, a young boy, is helped in Ecuador.
- Give the Gift of Sight Regional Clinics introduced in North America to help U.S. school children.
- Four millionth patient, Hannah, a teenage girl, is helped during a North American Clinic.
- Vision Van helps 6,155 people affected by Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and Texas, United States.
- Community I-Care wins the prestigious Australia Business Arts Award for community services provided through the Croc Festival™ eye care Clinics.
Agordo, Italy Eyewear Recycle Center opens.
Five millionth patient, Lavonte, a teenage boy, is helped during a North American Clinic.
- Six millionth patient, Victory, an adult monk, is helped in Thailand.
- New Eyewear Recycle Center opens in Port Washington, NY, USA.
- Give the Gift of Sight, Community I-Care and Pearle Vision Foundation unite under a new global organization, OneSight.
- OneSight launches the Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships to students pursuing a degree in Optometry.
- China Regional Eye Care Programs begin with local Clinic in Tianjin.
- New Eyewear Recycle Centers open in North Ryde, Australia and Pederobba, Italy.
- OneSight program is launched at Oakley; first Oakley employee attends a OneSight Clinic in El Salvador.
- OneSight Asia Pacific conducts first Clinic to Tuvalu, a small South Pacific island.
- Seven millionth patient, Mistie-Lea, a homeless teenager, helped in Sydney, Australia.
- OneSight programs established across Europe including: Austria, England, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Nordic countries and Spain.
- Hometown Day becomes OneDay as Luxottica employees worldwide join together to help those in need.
- New Eyewear Recycle Centers open in Sydney and Eye Biz, Australia; Milan, Italy and Columbus, Ohio; Sacramento, CA; and Oakley Headquarters USA.
- OneSight programs established in South Africa, India, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium, Croatia, Switzerland, Israel.
- New Eyewear Recycle Centers open in Sedico, Italy and at LensCrafters Store #75 in Clarksville, TN.
- OneSight launches EyeVan, a state-of-the-art production vehicle that travels to Regional Clinics to manufacture eyewear onsite.
- OneSight launches EyeLeen, the fourth in the fleet of vans that travel around North America providing eyecare and eyewear to children in need.
- Eight millionth patient, Marokey, a 35-year-old mother of four is helped in Gunjur, The Gambia.
Permanent vision clinics debut at the Oyler School in Cincinnati, Ohio, and The Gambia in West Africa, providing sustainable access to both communities.
OneSight celebrates its 25th anniversary, having helped over 8.5 million helped in 40 countries.
OneSight begins providing 100% new eyewear to patients. The OneSight Collection by Luxottica is launched at a charitable clinic in Nicaragua.
OneSight extends the community-based sustainable vision center model to a second country, Rwanda, and breaks ground on two more school-based centers in the US.