April Newsletter

April Newsletter

half Helen Blog April Newsletter  Your support has a huge impact… It was quite emotional for 5th grader Joseph to “see the world clearly” for the first time. That’s A Wrap! We conducted our last pop-up-style eye exam clinic on March 31st at IDEA Runberg....
New Wheels

New Wheels

half Helen Blog Ready to go! Check out our new wheels! How do you move a tiny house from school to school? With a Ford F350, that’s how! Mobility probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you picture a tiny house. Sure, while these units are efficient and...
Goodbye, Friend!

Goodbye, Friend!

half Helen Blog Goodbye, Friend,  If you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you saw that we recently said goodbye to one of the half Helen team members. Launched in Fall 2019, Optical Prime Jr. was our first step we took to provide children in need with eye care and...
March 2021

March 2021

half Helen Blog Pop-up Style Eye Exam Clinics Continue Our goal is to provide every child who failed their vision screening in the fall with a comprehensive eye exam before STAAR testing begins next month. A comprehensive eye exam diagnoses eye disease and provides...
Why a tiny house?

Why a tiny house?

half Helen Blog Why a Tiny House? Vision impairment has been on the rise for many years. When the pandemic struck, it became even more important for us to launch our mobile vision clinic, Optical Prime, in early 2021 to help give students the tools they would need to...
We’ve Got Frames!

We’ve Got Frames!

half Helen Blog We’ve got new frames! No, not those types of frames. There we go! That’s more like it! It might not look like much yet, but this tiny house dream of ours has started to come together. Optical Prime is on its way to becoming a reality. After months of...