Gift of Sight Celebration


Honoring National Eye Donor Awareness Month

Gift of Sight Celebration butterfly release organ donor family

Since 2009, Southern Eye Bank has hosted the Gift of Sight Celebration each March.

Donor families, recipients, and surgeons are invited to participate in this special event that honors the legacies of Eye Donors and celebrates the Gift of Sight.

A butterfly release is held at the closing of each celebration as a symbolic representation of new life.

More than 500 people attend the Gift of Sight Celebration each year.

Follow us on social media or check our website for event details to unfold in the weeks and months prior to the celebration!

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Gift of Sight Celebration will be held on March 7 from 11am-2pm at the Louisiana Children’s Museum in City Park! Click here for more information and to register.