Share The Vision, Empowering Technology for the Vision Impaired & Blind

$11,136   raised
GOAL: $10,000

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The goal of Share The Vision is getting Israeli OrCam smart cameras to vision impaired Jewish youth and young adults who cannot afford it. OrCam technology converts vital visual information into audio in real-time.

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Having information is the key to independence and growth. As society relies increasingly on technology, it’s imperative to get this device to those who’d benefit from it. It’s ideal for students in grade school, high school and beyond, people in the work force, and others.  It enables more independence in daily activities: reading, cooking, shopping, dressing, navigating and socializing. OrCam promotes self-reliance when vision is lost.OrCam 1.5Do you know that 80% of all sensory stimuli we take in comes through our eyes?
Imagine the challenges of completing your daily tasks without sight. Try setting your table and eating your next meal with your eyes closed….I have, and it’s not easy.

Why Me & This Campaign?

Through my sales work with OrCam, I saw a necessity… to get this smart camera in the hands of folks who need it. My conclusion was to start a philanthropy and donate my time and commission to make it happen.

“There are 8 rungs of charity. The highest one is helping someone help themselves.”   —  The TalmudScreen Shot 2018-04-16 at 8.34.06 PM

The Funding Challenge

Each amazing OrCam costs $3500. Candidates are prescreened and accepted into the program if on a goal oriented trajectory. That means enrollment in school, a professional training program or being employed. Also, each recipient will be asked to contribute some money toward their device.

Funds will be used to purchase OrCam devices (# depends on campaign total raised) provide 1:1 training for each recipient, and cover costs associated with training and delivery.

Who’s First?

The first 2 candidates are eager boys:

9 year old, G. is smart, inquisitive, interested in map reading, math and geography. He’s legally blind so he cannot read text in books, his siddur (prayerbook) or maps.  Print is often unavailable to him because it’s too small, out of his field of vision, or sometimes his eyes are simply too tired to continue reading. He has no facial recognition and can’t recognize his teachers’ faces.

11 year old A. had a stroke in infancy resulting in “face blindness.” He has vision, but cannot remember who people are. When he sees his mother outside their home he doesn’t recognize her (no frame of reference).   He can see letters, but cannot combine them into words or process what’s on the page. When he tried OrCam, following along as it read his favorite book, a huge smile appeared on his face, a totally magical moment!

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Join me to be a part of  POSITIVELY impacting a life!

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Support this cause and make a difference

Your donation is tax deductible!

All donations to this charitable cause are collected by Jewcer, and donations exceeding the fair-market value of goods/services received are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) as tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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This campaign deals with:

Health & Wellness | People in Need | Technology

Share The Vision, Empowering Technology for the Vision Impaired & Blind

$11,136   raised
GOAL: $10,000

116

 Donors

Campaign by
Eve Posner
NJ, USA

I'm an independent distributor of OrCam technology in NJ. Through my work with OrCam, I thought about how to get this life changing technology in the hands of folks who need, but cannot afford it. My conclusion was to start a social impact fund, and “Share the Vision" was born. This is the only charitable fund in NJ focusing on matching this device with those who need it.

  • Trigger Button
    14 claimed

    You're giving this campaign LIFE! OrCam operation begins with the trigger button.

  • A Camera for 2 Eyes
    27 claimed

    36 = 2 x Chai, Hebrew for life. That's what OrCam helps people do: live independently.

  • High 5 Hamsas
    7 claimed

    Hand gestures and fingers pressing buttons both operate OrCam. 5 & 5 for the fingers on helping hands.

  • Processor Pal
    5 claimed

    This amount reflects the 4 functional sides of the OrCam processor, each housing important operational components bringing vital visual information to audible life -- 4 x 18 (life)

  • Facial Recognition Fan
    21 claimed

    OrCam announces known faces, up to 100 can be stored in the device. How nice to hear & know who's in front of you !

  • Database Donor
    2 claimed

    OrCam has a database of hundreds of common items allowing it to name a product in real-time. No sending to cloud for answers !

  • Lighting It Up
    1 claimed

    Let there be light! It's what's needed for an OrCam to work, and brings the user out of the darkness of the unknown.

  • Alef, Alef, Alef
    2 claimed

    This level puts you among leaders! Alef the: first letter in the Hebrew alphabet, first letter the Hebrew spelling of OrCam, and in the Hebrew word for light....like the dawn starting each day. Getting an OrCam will be the dawn of a new day for our recipients. Thank you, Todah Rabbah !

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