Fundraiser being held in Ashley to give the gift of sight to Michael StanekZiad
For 30-year-old Michael Stanek , the chance to see is “overwhelmingly generous.”
A fundraiser for Michael, who has been legally blind from birth, will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Ashley Fireman’s Park on Ashley Street.
“To think people would do something like that,” Michael said of the event organizers, expressing his gratefulness.
Organizers look to raise $15,000 to allow Michael the chance to buy eSight — a high-tech eyewear device that enhances whatever the user is looking at to maximize the effectiveness of the person’s remaining eyesight — from an Ottawa, Canada-based corporation. Read more >>