The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital stopped in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa in 2011.
The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour (Vancouver) press conference speakers from left to right: Cameron Barker-Fyfe of Federal Express Canada, Councillor Linda Barnes of the City of Richmond, Loretta Lam of Focus Communications, Bruce Moffat of Sun Life Financial, Dr. Hunter Cherwek of ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital and Dr. Simon Holland of ORBIS Canada.
The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour (Vancouver) Grand Reception speakers from left to right: Gerry Thiessen of Sun Life Financial, Cameron Barker-Fyfe of Federal Express Canada, Dr. Brian Leonard, Senator Vivenne Poy and Dr. Simon Holland of ORBIS Canada and the reception emcee, Fred Lee.
ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour (Toronto) press conference speakers from left to right: Ms. Loretta Lam of Focus Communications, Mr. Peter McQuillan of FedEx Express Canada, Honourable Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga, Ms. Natasha Sharpe of Sun Life Financial, Ms. Donna Punch, R.N. and Volunteer Faculty Member, Ms. Theresa Lee member of the ORBIS Canada Chinese Advisory Council unveil an ORBIS symbol that was created for World Sight Day so that all people can have the Right to Sight.
ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour (Toronto) cheque presentation by Sun Life Financial and FedEx Express Canada to ORBIS Canada.
ORBIS Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of all those who helped make the Toronto event possible.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges several heroic Canadian Volunteer Faculty Members for their sight-saving work abroad at the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour (Toronto) event.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges a few of the ORBIS Canada Chinese Advisory Council members for their sight-saving work in Asia.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges Presenting Sponsor: Sun Life Financial at the Ottawa event.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges Aviation Sponsor: FedEx Express Canada at the Ottawa event.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges several heroic Canadian Volunteer Faculty Members for their sight-saving work abroad.
ORBIS Canada acknowledges the Canadian International Development Agency for its three year commitment to give $500,000.00 towards Strengthening the Capacity of Pediatric Eye Care Services in the Central Region of Vietnam.
This Goodwill Tour drew tremendous media attention and public support for ORBIS’s important sight saving work in developing countries and was a truly unique opportunity to highlight the support of our valued corporate and community partners. Guest who attended the Goodwill Tour had a first-hand opportunity to tour our state-of-the-art surgical and teaching facility, meet members of the crew and mingle with the Canadian Volunteer Medical Professionals who have contributed to ORBIS’s dream of bringing vision to the world.
The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Canada Goodwill Tour would not have been possible without the hard work and support of many individuals whose efforts ensured the success of these events in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa.
Thank you to all of the volunteers who worked tirelessly during these events.
Thank you to Presenting Sponsor Sun Life Financial, and North American Aviation Sponsor FedEx Express Canada and the many event sponsors who contributed to the success of these events including: Vancouver Event Sponsors Allergan Canada, Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Maxims, Landmark Aviation, Vancouver International Airport, Fairchild Television, Fairchild Radio, Ming Pao Daily News, TalentVision, News 1130 and 24 Hours; Toronto Event Sponsors Allergan Canada, Atlantic (HS) Financial Corporation, Sing Tao Daily, FedEx Office, Fairchild Television, Toronto Sun, GTAA, Aqua Technologies Inc., Kelvin Young Photography, Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Cosmetic Centre, Fennel Catering, Wintergreen Florist and Tim Hortons; and Ottawa Event Sponsors Deloitte, First Air and Program Sponsor the Canadian International Development Agency. Thank you to Focus Communications for sponsoring all three events and thank you also to Global Corporate Supporters Alcon, FedEx, Fondation L'OCCITANE, OMEGA, Pfizer, Standard Chartered and United for their steadfast support of ORBIS's sight saving work worldwide