Community Outreach & Charity Initiatives

Community Outreach & Charity Initiatives

Here at Focus Eyecare P.C., we are committed to and inspired by positively influencing our community. We strive to create a sustainable conversation of benevolence and social conscience with our patients and within the local community. Our doctors and staff actively impart these core beliefs into our efforts to make a charitable impact on the vulnerable populations of our neighborhood and beyond.

Our optometrists, Dr. Matthew Esperon and Dr. Joni Feldbaum-Smith are both empowered by servicing others aside from the role they play as optometrists, helping patients see the world clearly through a healthy lens. Among many respective charitable endeavors prior to their time at Focus, our doctors also serve as team optometrists to the New Jersey Devils.

Dr. Esperon, with the help of our house optician Vladimir Cordero, has also created an exclusive brand of frames and lenses, designed and assembled in house, with the main goal of contributing to local charities. This brand, “INSPIRE,” has a mission similar to many 1-for-1 brands, and for each pair of frames lenses sold, we allocate a portion of the proceeds to be donated to different initiatives and organizations near and dear to the practice. A new charity or organization is chosen each quarter to maximize the charitable benefits and to better serve different members of the ever-growing community in Bergen County who may be in need.

When choosing the recipients of INSPIRE’s charitable proceeds, it is important to Dr. Esperon and Vladimir to provide our contributions to local operations, with a goal of having an impact on the community that matters most to us- our own. Organizations we have aligned with are the Hackensack Rotary and Lion’s Club, Hackensack Public Schools, and The Breast Cancer Association- and we are just getting started!

Donations of old frames and lenses are also always welcome at our offices, as we collect these and send them off to the Lion’s Club, where they are recycled and repurposed to help vision challenged members of the low-income community. Our vision is to include our patients and Focus Family in our passion for the spirit of giving - we hope that you will come along with us on our journey to help those less fortunate- one pair of glasses at a time :)

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