MIDLOTHIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLER SPREADS THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT, DONATING TO HELP CHILDREN GET GLASSES - FROM WRIC 8-NEWS
Thousands of children struggle with poor vision, making things like learning in school and playing sports difficult. Eva Viele, a 9-year-old from Woolridge Elementary, chose to donate to her new favorite charity, Conexus, this holiday season.
“For the holidays, each member of my family was going to donate to a charity that meant something to them,” Eva said. “I figured this is a very great charity, and a little money can go a long way.”
Eva, who got her glasses in 1st grade, was initially shocked when she found out that so many other kids her age had poor vision.
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