Partner Stories

The Foundation values the special relationships we have with our many organizational and corporate partners. By supporting each other, sharing expertise and working together to meet common goals, we accomplish more, and do our work more effectively. We love to share our appreciation for our partners, but we would like you to hear from them too. Read these depictions of some of LCIF’s collaborations with organizations that give back.


Helping Children See a Brighter Future

Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb and LCIF have joined forces on the Pediatric Cataract Initiative.


Delivering Merck River Blindness Medicine

Merck & Co., Inc. - River Blindness Medicine

Merck & Co., Inc. is donating river blindness medication to LCIF until our shared goal of eradicating the disease is met.


Fighting Eye Diseases That Cause Blindness

The Carter Center

The Carter Center and LCIF are leading the way toward eliminating two leading eye diseases: river blindness and trachoma.


Reducing the Global Threat of Measles

Gates Foundation & Measles Initiative

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Measles Initiative and LCIF form a new partnership to battle measles-related deaths.


Helping Athletes Succeed in the Games and Life

Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program

Special Olympics and LCIF share a commitment to empowering people with disabilities.