National Eye Donor Month 2014: Celebrating the Gift of Sight
For 31 years, EBAA has commemorated National Eye Donor Month to promote awareness of the need to donate eyes, to recognize donors and their families and to celebrate corneal recipients. Each March a member of Congress has read a proclamation into the Congressional Record to note this special occasion; this year, Rep. Aaron Schock (IL-18) will make the proclamation to declare March 2014 as National Eye Donor Month.EBAA spearheaded the "Through My Eyes" Art Contest. Donor family members and cornea recipients have submit a written composition, drawing, photograph or video that portrays their journey of receiving sight or giving the gift of sight through a loved one. To view the selected entries from the contest, please click here. Below are materials that may be used to promote National Eye Donor Month during educational activities, events, donor recognition ceremonies, etc... Please check back periodically for additions to this page!
Donor Registry Map
- Use this map to access your state's donor registry.
- Courtesy of Donate Life America
National Eye Donor Month Banner and LogoThis year, in addition to the logo, EBAA is proud to offer a National Eye Donor Month banner (seen at the top of this page).
- Banner and Logo Request Form - NEW!
If your organization would like to use the logo and/or banner, please complete this form.
- State or City Proclamation Submission Form - NEW!
If your eye bank acquired a state or city proclamation, please forward it to the EBAA office using this form.
- 2014 Proclamation - Rep. Aaron Schock
- Official EBAA Press Release
- Governor Proclamation Request Letter
- Sample Press Release
- 2013 Proclamation – Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-MS)
- First National Eye Donor Month Proclamation - President Ronald Reagan
- FAQs about Eye Donation and Corneal Transplantation
- EBAA Informational Flyer
- "How a Corneal Transplant is Performed" Graphic
- Corneal Blindness Glasses Order Form
- Corneal Blindness Glasses Educational Handout
- EBAA History
Eye Banking Fun Facts and Word Find
- *Coming soon!