"In the months leading up to his passing, Fred was a man on a mission to ensure the work he started would continue and the promises he made would be honoured. The work Fred started, and The Foundation continued, is like dropping a stone in the lake and watching the ripples grow. Over the past 30 years, The Fred Hollows Foundation has accepted the challenge to deliver sight-saving surgery and treatments to people living in some of the most challenging places.
But we couldn’t achieve this without the incredible support of the Australian public over these past three decades. People from all walks of life knew about our story, they believed in us, and they are part of the growth and success of The Fred Hollows Foundation"
9 out of 10 people who are blind or vision impaired don't need to be.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is inspired by the work of the late Professor Fred Hollows - an eye doctor who championed the right of all people to high quality and affordable eye care and good health.
We work in more than 25 countries and, for the last 30 years, we have restored sight to more than 3 million people around the world. This couldn’t have been achieved without the overwhelming support of our donors and partners, but there is so much still to do.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: