Each month, we share the stories of Lighthouse International clients, volunteers and employees who have overcome the challenges of vision loss in Voices of Hope. If you or a loved one have received services at Lighthouse International, let us know how our services have helped you!
"I want to inspire others and prove you can still live a fulfilling life.”
"I want to work in three dimensions where you can move around freely"
"You have to learn to manage new challenges"
"The Lighthouse is a Powerful Resource."
"There’s nothing I wouldn’t do to help the Lighthouse."
"I wasn't going to let vision loss stop me."
"It wasn't until I went to the Lighthouse that I got good care."
"The Lighthouse is a place where someone can start a new life."
"I feel like I'm home when I'm at the Lighthouse"
"The Lighthouse is like our second family"
"I think I’ve helped a lot of people. I find teaching very rewarding."
"The day I got my eyesight back was one of the most amazing days of my life."
"The Lighthouse is where I discovered that there is life."
Babette Haggerty & Sarah Brennan
"Just because you don’t see like other people, that’s not a reason not to move forward in your life."
"The Lighthouse is a good place for anyone who wants to learn."
"My dream is to be mayor."
"I think our world needs more Lighthouses."
"The Lighthouse supported me so much that I began to believe I might succeed."
"Learning to help myself was important."
Hugues de Montalembert
"All the tools to go back to life were offered to me, but it was up to me to grab hold of them."
"New worlds are open to Anna."
"Now I tell all my friends at the senior center to get their eyes checked."