Eye Donation Month

 

Eye Donation Month

Since it was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, EBAA has used the month as an opportunity to educate the public about the importance of registering to be a donor, about cornea donation and transplantation, and to acknowledge the important work of our member eye banks.

The Power of You!

The Eye Donation Month campaign is centered around the theme, The Power of You, which acknowledges the entire community of people who are involved in the journey of sight restoration.

The campaign demonstrates the “power” that individuals have in building hope, restoring sight and changing lives, including healthcare professionals and partners, researchers, eye bank staff, corneal surgeons, and recipients and donor families.

You have the power to give someone the gift of sight by registering as an eye, organ, and tissue donor today!

Check out the recording of the webinar, Eye Donation Month: Using EBAA Materials to Promote Your Eye Bank and the Gift of Sight to learn more about the resources below!

Share Your Stories with Us!

There are hundreds of inspiring stories about cornea donation, transplantation, and the amazing gift of sight. Using this year’s theme of “The Power of You,” we’d like to spotlight individuals involved with or impacted by eye donation and the restoration of sight, from start to finish. We’ll use these stories for social media posts, newsletter articles, press releases, etc. throughout our month-long awareness and education campaign to highlight the importance of the gift of sight and to encourage others to register to become eye, tissue, and organ donors. Share your stories with us today!

Eye Donation Month is Everywhere

Join our interactive social media campaign, Eye Donation Month is Everywhere, to spread the word about the transformation of sight restoration throughout the whole month of November. Take a photo featuring your Eye Donation Month button – it can be in front of a local landmark, or in your everyday life (on your gym bag, hat, etc.) Write a caption explaining where it is and why. Tag EBAA (@RestoreSight) so we can share it! Be sure to use #eyedonationmonth on all of the social media platforms!

 

#EyeDonationMonth is at the airport!
See where it turns up across the globe!

Marketing Toolkit

Fact Sheets and Infographic

Fast Facts and Stats

Myth From Fact

Infographic

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Printable Materials
Posters (20 x 30)
Advertisements (8.5 x 11)
Table Tents
Logos

Full Color

Single Color

Black

White

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Powerpoint slide deck

Standard

Widescreen

 

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Social Media Images
Facebook
Twitter
Web Banners

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1000×1000

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1500×480

 

 

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social media resources
Short Video

Media Toolkit

Media Resources
Media Talking Points

Sample Email to Media Contacts

Sample Media Advisory

Story Angles to Pitch to Media

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Proclamation Information
Sample Letter Companion Letter

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*If your eye bank acquired a state or city proclamation, please forward it to the EBAA office using this City and/or State Proclamation Submission Form.

 

For questions or more information about Eye Donation Month, contact the EBAA Office.

For access to last year’s materials, please visit the 2018 Eye Donation Month Page.