Johnson & Johnson honored for 'Project See'

WJXT's Positively Jax award honors Johnson & Johnson Vision

By Bruce Hamilton - The Morning Show anchor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - For the 10th year, the employees of Johnson & Johnson in Jacksonville are supporting Project See, an effort to help people who don’t have insurance or can’t afford for a routine eye exam or glasses get the vision healthcare they need.

“Project See started a few years ago,” said Jose Prunet, with Johnson & Johnson Vision. “We live here and are a part of this community and it’s important for us here at Johnson & Johnson to help others who live here in the community.

They team up with another group of VIPs, which stands for Vision is Priceless, to help local residents get eye exams.

"The most gratifying thing for me is that wer are able to impact the quality of life for our patients by actually helping them see better," Monica Vazquez, who also works with the Project See program, said. "One of the people we helped last year didn’t speak English. He came in here with his daughter to translate. We actually helped him see her for the first time.”

Both Prunet and Vazquez said it is important that they help make a difference in the community and help people see life in a way they never did before, both figuratively and literally.

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