Through the contributions of its generous supporters, the
Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. has helped tens of thousands of needy
individuals who could not otherwise have continued to enjoy "The Gift of
Here are but a few examples of correspondence that we have
"I would like to express my humble thanks for the great
work that your Foundation renders. Without your help my mother would be
partially blind. Thanks again for all your help."
"My sister was in need of eye surgery, but she had no
money for it, and it was a big problem.
I just want to
send a thank you message to you for giving her this wonderful gift. You
have given her so much more, also: You have given her back the independence she
so needed, her self worth, and the ability to continue to watch her
You have, also, given me a much
stronger belief in God. You see, only three years ago our mother passed
away. We were both very close to her, and since my sister has been sick
most of her life, I believe my mother left me here to take care of her; however,
my sister is a strong person, for she consoled me in the darkest times since our
Mother has gone.
I just wanted you to know what you have
given to our family is much more than you know. My sister is not able to
write a letter yet, but we expect she will soon be able to do
On behalf of my sister, I would like to day: Thank you
is not enough for what you have done. God bless you."
"I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the
previous and present grant you have given my son Blaine to stop his eye
deterioration due to glaucoma.
The cost of drops to keep
the pressure down has averaged about $90.00 per month, not to mention paying for
monthly doctor visits.
I wish I could have financed his
surgery, but with Blaine having no insurance and my living on Medicare it seemed
I want to donate this small amount and hope
your wonderful organization will continue to help others. You are helping
Blaine to keep the 10% vision he has left in both eyes."