Eye-care patients, providers show they care

December 30, 2012
  • Patients generously gave to this year's I Care food drive. From left, Kris Culler, Candace Miller and Donna Bender, staff from Ludwick Eye Center, load donations to deliver to local food pantries.
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Patients and employees of seven local eye-care practices collected more than 1,400 nonperishable items during a monthlong “I Care” food drive.

The items were donated to food pantries and soup kitchens in Franklin and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and Washington County in Maryland.

The I Care drive was started by Ludwick Eye Center in 2010.

This year, fellow eye-care practices in the three-county area were invited to participate.

Practices taking part in I Care included:

• Allegany Optical — Hagerstown, and Chambersburg, Waynesboro and Greencastle, Pa.

• Daley Family Eye Care, McConnellsburg, Pa.

• Eyecare Professionals, Hagerstown

• Future Vision, Chambersburg

• Longmeadow Eyecare, Hagerstown

• Ludwick Eye Center — Chambersburg, Hagerstown and Waynesboro

• Mark Teunis, O.D., Hagerstown

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