Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief (OFDR) is here when you need to rebuild.

Standing strong so others can rest from trauma, disasters

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief eases the burden of those impacted by catastrophes.

Building a strong optometry community of support when disasters hit

Since 2005, when flooding from Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief (OFDR) has awarded more than $1.2 million to doctors of optometry and students impacted by natural disasters to restore patient care. Now, as 2022 winds down, your support of OFDR can ensure it is poised to help doctors sustain care during disasters in 2023.

U.S. natural disasters’ financial toll increasing: OFDR at the ready

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief provides immediate assistance to doctors to expedite their ability to provide critical patient care, as well as optometry students suffering property damage, during times of disasters. Learn how to apply for a grant or donate.

‘Very close-knit community,’ Maui reckons with trauma of historic wildfires

AOA-member doctors in Maui describe shock and disbelief after the island community suffers the deadliest U.S. wildfire in over a century.

AOA Foundation fund provides relief for doctors of optometry after disasters

Since Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief began in 2005, nearly $1 million has been dispensed to doctors and students.