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NEW GLASSES—From left: Myleah Macklin, Maliea Williamson , Kenyatta Leviege Delouve and Kashmir Rivers.

NEW GLASSES—From left: Myleah Macklin, Maliea Williamson , Kenyatta Leviege Delouve and Kashmir Rivers.

When families are unable to make ends meet, proper eye care for their children can be unaffordable.

TEAM WORK—In yellow is Kemora Frank, in light blue is Makenzie Pollard, and in dark blue is Jourdyn Evans. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

TEAM WORK—In yellow is Kemora Frank, in light blue is Makenzie Pollard, and in dark blue is Jourdyn Evans. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

As a result, students have difficulty learning because they can’t see the chalkboard clearly.

Eventually, many of these kids give up and never fulfill their potential.

HOME WORK SO MUCH EASIER—Working hard wearing her new glasses is Kashmir Rivers

HOME WORK SO MUCH EASIER—Working hard wearing her new glasses is Kashmir Rivers

To reverse this trend, over the past year, Chromos Eyewear has been providing Pittsburgh Public Schools students in need with free eye exams and glasses to help them see a brighter future.

CLEAR VISION—Doing her work in class wearing her new glasses is Myleah Macklin.

CLEAR VISION—Doing her work in class wearing her new glasses is Myleah Macklin.

To date Chromos Cares™ has helped more than 100 PPS students. Recently  PPS Superintendent Linda Lane, PPS superintendent, and Mayor Bill Peduto presented new eyeglasses to students at Miller K-5 African Academy in the Hill District.

 

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