Ways to Volunteer


No matter your skills or interests, we have an opportunity for you to become a vision champion. Get involved in any of our programs and make a difference.


Look Again Resale Shops in Kensington, Maryland and Alexandria, Virginia accept donations of gently used household items such as antiques, furniture, bric-a-brac, collectibles, clothing, books, and other items. POB’s vital community-based programs are supported by these shops.

Children’s Vision Screening provides screenings for more than 7,000 local children, ages 3 to 18, each year. Screenings test for myopia (nearsightedness), amblyopia (lazy eye), and strabismus (a turned eye).

Pop-Up Mobile Clinic for Kids provides free vision screenings, eye exams from a volunteer eye doctor, and prescription eyeglasses to school-age children in-need at schools and nonprofit organizations throughout the region.

Affordable Eyeglasses Clinic provides prescription eyeglasses to individuals in our area that need eyeglasses but cannot afford their full cost.


Glaucoma & Visual Acuity Screening  provides free screenings for more than 3,000 adults in Greater Washington annually. Screenings occur at major employment hubs, community centers, places of worship, and other community-based locations.

Low Vision Rehabilitation provides individuals with chronic vision loss an opportunity to learn how to adapt to their vision loss. It helps them develop compensatory strategies to maintain their independence and safety and enjoy a high quality of life.

Low Vision Learning Center and our resource specialists provide personal guidance to people with low vision — helping clients maintain their independence as they move through their vision journey.

Low Vision Resource & Support Group Network has helped thousands with vision impairment combat isolation by promoting support, awareness, and assistance for more than 20 years.