Southern Eye Bank is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, publicly owned organization that appreciates your financial support. Your contribution is fully deductible within the standards of the IRS tax codes and guidelines.
Monetary, Asset Transfer and In-kind Contributions
Your gift will help individuals who are suffering from corneal blindness. Every dollar of your tax deductible contribution will be used to fund programs aimed at increasing eye donation.For gifts of stock, estates and other such resources, please contact our administrative assistant, Ms. Jenny Babineaux . Our professional financial partners will be glad to meet with you and assist you with your donation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Eye Bank in memory of a loved one. In instances such as this, simply email or call our administrative assistant, Ms. Babineaux, at (504) 891-3937 and she will collect relevant information over the telephone about your gift. You may also send in your contribution with the deceased’s name and address of Next of Kin to the following address: Southern Eye Bank, 2701 Kingman Street, Suite 200, Metairie, LA 70006. Our organization will send you a receipt for tax purposes. A memorial card is sent to the deceased’s family for each contribution received. Your donation may be made by check or money order. Your gift will help individuals who are suffering from corneal blindness. Every dollar of your tax deductible contribution will be used to fund programs aimed at increasing eye donation.
Eyewear contributions can be made by contacting our staff at 504-891-3937. We will be happy to accept your donation of gently worn prescription and non prescription eyewear. You are welcomed to drop them off at our office. Our staff, in conjunction with the Jefferson parish Lions’ Clubs, cleans, repairs and labels the prescription eyewear and distributes them to organizations such as the Red Cross, Homeless Shelters, and Ophthalmic Missionary Teams in order to assist those less fortunate.