Archive: FocusFirst Announcements


Impact America Service Learning Initiative Provides Vision Care to 85,700 Preschoolers & Free Tax Prep for 11,600 Families >

AmeriCorps Members and student volunteers collaborate for a record year through Impact service-learning initiatives, SaveFirst Free Tax and FocusFirst.


FocusFirst Featured in Better Tennessee >

Better Tennessee, published by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Tennessee, discusses the importance of FocusFirst in the state's preschool age children living in rural and urban communities.


FocusFirst Conducts Free Vision Screenings in Dothan >

Impact Alabama Regional Coordinator Kiwi Lanier discusses the importance of early childhood vision screenings while conducting a FocusFirst vision screening in Dothan, Alabama.


FocusFirst marks milestone: Over 200,000 children screened >

"The well-being of Alabama children is always our number one priority and I am proud to be a part of this significant milestone," Hubbard said. "FocusFirst's efforts have improved and saved the sight of thousands of children across Alabama and I applaud them for their important work."


UA Quarterback Greg McElroy helping to screen FocusFirst’s 100,000th child >

UA Quarterback Greg McElroy helping to screen FocusFirst's 100,000th child and his thoughts on the importance of comprehensive vision care for children.

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