Dr. Hinkemeyer Prepares for Mission Trip to Central Mexico
PineCone Vision Center’s Dr. Stacy Hinkemeyer is planning a mission trip to Gomez Palacia, Mexico. Dr. Hinkemeyer and her mother, Delrose Hinkemeyer, will be donating their time and talent through Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity International (VOSH). This will be the groups 43rd mission to Central Mexico, while there they will be hosted by the local Gomez Palacia Lions Club to provide vision care to those in need.
Right now, PineCone Vision Center is collecting prescription glasses, reading glasses and sunglasses for donation to the Gomez Palacio mission, as well as future mission trips. Donations can be made at 2180 Troop Dr., Sartell, or for more information call (320) 258-3915.
“Vision care and overall systemic health care is scarce in Gomez Palacio,” says Clinical Director Dr. Stacy Hinkemeyer. “It’s gratifying to be able make a difference. Our last mission to Panama was so meaningful and we are looking forward to helping again.” VOSH changes lives through the gift of vision, which means health, income and education. Working towards the goal of freedom to see, VOSH provides the gift of vision and eye health worldwide. With over 75 regional, state and school chapters worldwide, VOSH increases global impact by supporting sustainable eye clinics, optometry schools and optometric educators in areas lacking sufficient eye care.
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Posted: February 1, 2018