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Direct Relief Contribution

Direct Relief Contribution
By I Care International on Jan 10, 2011 at 09:35 AM in I Care International News

I CARE International board member Lance Kinney presents a $2,000 check earmarked for ongoing earthquake relief efforts in Haiti to Jonathon Glasoe, Senior Development officer at Direct Relief.

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Listen to ICI In the News on Radio

By I Care International on Aug 06, 2010 at 04:49 PM in I Care International News

Listen to radio Lance Kinney and Dr. Rupert Chowins interview for this year's benefit recorded live:

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Global Vision

By I Care International on May 14, 2010 at 09:36 AM in I Care International News

Jennifer and Ben Price always said they would go on an I Care International mission trip, it was just a matter of timing. When the Prices found out this year I Care was doing a mission trip in Guatemala, it seemed that time had arrived. The Prices youngest child, daughter Maya, is adopted from Guatemala. They adopted her at 6 months and she is now 3 years old.

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I Care International Receives $10,000 Donation from Local Family

By I Care International on Dec 10, 2008 at 09:44 AM in I Care International News

I Care International Receives $10,000 Donation from Local FamilySan Luis Obispo, California – I Care International, a non-profit humanitarian organization, is the recipient of a $10,000 donation from Orville and Lois Hesch of Avila Beach, CA and their children, Slumberland Furniture Store owners Michael and Candy Hesch, of Wausau WI, Greg Hesch of Marshfield, WI, Mary Hesch of Stevens Point, WI and Ann & Craig Antonson of Rick Lake, WI.

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Angel of Vision

By I Care International on Dec 10, 2008 at 09:41 AM in I Care International News

Some people have the gift of seeing the world without borders or obstacles, as if through a superhuman lens that strips away seeming roadblocks, language barriers, and cultural boundaries. It is perhaps no wonder that our angel of such pure vision is an optometrist—Dr. Phil Ortiz of Morris, Illinois. We originally puzzled over how this Midwest doctor happened to be in Avila Beach, throwing an annual fundraiser for his foundation.

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Envisioning health A photographer changes subjects and lives through I Care International

By I Care International on Sep 01, 2006 at 09:47 AM in I Care International News

General contractor Lance Kinney started an unexpected journey in 2004 when he began remodeling a house in Avila Beach. He asked the owner, Dr. Phil Ortiz, about his occupation, and the retired optometrist gave him a brochure for I Care International, an organization he had co-founded in 1989. Kinney took the brochure home. The next day, he returned to work with a financial donation for I Care International.

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Volunteers for vision Optometrists Focused on International Eye Care for Needy

By I Care International on Jun 22, 2006 at 09:46 AM in I Care International News

Dr. Philip Ortiz holds a new style auto-refractor he is trying to purchase for I Care International. The old model on the table weighs more than 60 pounds and the group has to pay excess baggage fees when they fly. Ortiz is holding a fundraiser to buy a new auto-refractor and auto lens meter to read the prescription of donated glasses.

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