Latest Updates

March 8, 2019
Our co-founder, Helen Keller, was a fearless trailblazer and champion for social justice and women’s rights. Today, we join the international community in celebrating the potential of women and girls all over the world.
February 7, 2019
One in four children in the United States needs eyeglasses but doesn’t have them. On February 4, we completed our two millionth free U.S. vision screening at an after-school program for students in New York City.
January 9, 2019
As we welcome the opportunities of 2019, we also take a look back at 2018, highlighting our most inspiring moments from our programs around the world.
December 14, 2018
Over the past two months, the international community has been informed by new data, and new warnings, about the drivers of global hunger and the number of people worldwide who suffer from malnutrition.
October 24, 2018
Early last month, the Texas State Board of Education voted, preliminarily, to eliminate Helen Keller from the history curriculum. Our Chief Executive responded with an inspiring editorial in the Dallas Morning News.
October 11, 2018
On World Sight Day, Helen Keller International began delivering services in schools in Saint Paul and Minneapolis to help improve the vision of vulnerable children.
September 11, 2018
Low-income children are not the only vulnerable people in the U.S. who urgently need vision care and properly prescribed glasses. That's why Helen Keller International is expanding its 25-year-old ChildSight program.
July 12, 2018
Helen Keller International (HKI) fully supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidance on optimal infant and young child feeding.

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