Community support is the backbone of the ChildSight® program. HKI strives to secure support from partnering school districts, local businesses and community partners. We also partner with local ophthalmic and optometric businesses to access their services at a reduced fee or as a charitable donation. Our key Connecticut partners include:

Program Funders:
Community Foundation of Greater New Haven
Community Foundation for Eastern Connecticut
Delta Gamma Foundation
Fairfield County Community Foundation
The Hearst Foundations
Liberty Bank Foundation
New Alliance Foundation
Tommy Hilfiger Foundation

Consulting Optometrist(s)/Optician(s):
Dr. Kara McEachern
Dr. Fredrick Smilen

Referral Providers:
Darron Bacal, M.D. 
The Eye Care Group
Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Andrew Levada, M.D.

School Districts/Board of Education/Systems:
Achievement First
Bridgeport Public Schools
Hartford Public Schools
New Haven Public Schools
New London Public Schools

Community Partners, Businesses and Organizations:
EAG Optical
iPromotions (CT, NJ, NY, OH)
Pearle Vision
Prevent Blindness- Tri-State
United Church on the Green