VIENNA, Va., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MyEyeDr. is pleased to announce its participation with the Montgomery County Maryland Homeless Resource Day taking place Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is being held at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park located at 506 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877.
The purpose of the Homeless Resource Day is to provide a one-day, one-stop opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to access benefits, medical care, substance abuse and mental healthcare counseling, as well as a variety of social services. MyEyeDr. will be providing free eye exams along with working to provide eyeglasses for those who may require vision correction
"During this season of giving, we are proud to be the only local vision care company to participate in this important event to reach out to the many individuals and families who are homeless. It's just our way of giving back to the community by providing vision care to those less fortunate," said Sue Downes, President of MyEyeDr.
Homeless Resource Day brings together public, private, non-profit and faith community partners to provide a range of preventive and direct services in one location. More than 300 people in needed of services are expected to attend. For more information, please visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HRD.
Founded in 2001, MyEyeDr. is a privately owned and operated vision care company with more than 40 store locations in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. For more information about MyEyeDr., visit www.myeyedr.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.
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