EBAA established the “Through My Eyes” contest to give cornea recipients and donor family members the opportunity to share their experience of receiving sight or giving sight through their loved one using drawings, paintings, photographs, or videos. The contest winner will be featured on the EBAA website and social media during National Eye Donor Month.
Entrant must be a cornea recipient or cornea donor family member. An EBAA member eye bank may submit an entry on behalf of a cornea recipient or cornea donor family member with his/her permission.
*Submissions must be first-time entries for the “Through My Eyes” contest. Entries that were submitted last year or those previously highlighted by EBAA will be disqualified.
Submissions must arrive at EBAA office no later than 5 p.m. (Eastern) on February 24.
The selection process will be conducted as follows:
Review and Selection Committee: Open panel participation to all members; 8 total volunteers. The committee will review all submissions and make final selection of the contest winner.
The winner(s) will be selected based on quality, clarity of message, emotional power and compliance with the criteria. All submissions become the property of EBAA and may be used by the association in internal or external communications. Submissions may be made from a committee member’s eye bank but the committee member may not submit or rate entries.
Criteria for drawings/paintings:
Criteria for photographs:
Criteria for videos: