AOF at Academy 2015 New Orleans

The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is one of optometry's largest sources of scholarships, fellowships, residency support, and grants. Through private endowments, donors, and our corporate partners, last year the AOF gave more than $300,000 to optometry's youngest and brightest. Be an active participant in the future of your profession, support your foundation.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Donations made through registration, the exhibit hall, lecture honoraria, reception events, Silent Auction, and the annual Celebration Luncheon work to develop and provide for optometric research and education in vision and eye health to improve clinical patient care.

WHERE CAN I GIVE?

VISIT THE AOF EXHIBIT BOOTH

MEET YOUR 2015 EZELL FELLOWS

Stop by the AOF exhibit booth, #839, and chat with the new class of William C. Ezell Fellows—our future academic leaders. Discuss cutting edge science and learn why your generous donation is so important in aiding new optometric talent to achieve great things.

AOF WELCOME RECEPTION

The AOF is working on plans to host another reception event. Attendees will enjoy the grandeur of New Orleans culture while mingling with annual meeting attendees in support of the mission of the AOF. 

More details to come!

SILENT AUCTION

The AOF Silent Auction begins in the exhibit hall and concludes at our Celebration Luncheon on Saturday. The event raises funds for the future of optometry and is an exciting way to contribute. Arrive early to join your colleagues and make last minute bids on your favorite item.

To plan your purchase, CLICK ON THIS LINK to see the additional information on the selection of items up for bid at this great annual event.

Want to participate as a silent auction donor? To donate an item for this year’s Silent Auction, contact Tracy Kitts, Foundation Coordinator, at TracyK@aaoptom.org or call 321-710-3936. Your donated item(s) are in-kind, tax deductible contributions at fair market value.

CELEBRATION LUNCHEON

Join the American Optometric Foundation in New Orleans as we celebrate the 2015 award recipients and honor the contributors and sponsors who make the AOF a leading supporter of optometric education, research, and leadership.

Saturday, October 10th

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Online invites go out this Summer!

All donations to the AOF are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the IRS.

Talk with AOF volunteers and staff in New Orleans.