Grand Rapids’ Family is Helping Thousands of Kids Around the World – FBHW Segment 16
Today on Segment 16, the guys check out an amazing story about a local Grand Rapids family who have turned their own challenge into something that is helping thousands of families all over the world. Ben and Laura Harrison's son Jonas was born with Peter's Anomaly, affecting his eyesight. When they couldn't find good glasses for him to wear, they founded a program to help kids get confidence boosting eyewear.
A Grand Rapids family is doing amazing things to help kids who need glasses and a confidence boost. Thanks to NBC News for highlighting this local family who founded the Buy Sight, Give Sight program. So far, the program has helped more than 22,000 families in 64 countries around the world with eye exams, glasses, and supplements.
For every pair of glasses purchased through the Buy Sight, Give Sight program, the family makes a donation to help kids all over the world!
And Jonas is absolutely adorable, and such a fun, positive kid! Way to go!