Cohen's Fashion Optical Leads 90th Anniversary With Focus On Social Responsibility

Thursday, July 13, 2017 General News
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Legacy of Making People Look Good and Feel Good Continues In the Spirit of Empowerment

NEW YORK, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen's Fashion Optical is celebrating its legacy with empowerment initiatives

that give back to the community. Building upon its roots of providing sight with style, Cohen's is committed to giving back to customers, and empowering them to do the same for their communities and beyond.

Empowering Our Customers

Cohen's is not just selling eyewear; it is helping people's lives in a positive way, and empowering them to pay it forward. Whether it's providing free eyeglasses to people who need them in communities near and far or donating to hospitals in neighborhoods, social responsibility is part of Cohen's mission. This year, Cohen's has partnered with major organizations to provide eyewear to those in need, in local communities and beyond:

  • RestoringVision -- A non-profit that provides glasses to people in need around the world, Cohen's worked with clinic's in Guatemala to provide eyewear to underserved locals. See how the Cohen's trip empowered locals to see better here.
  • Through a partnership with Americares, RV and Cohen's are providing clear vision to New Yorkers living at or below the poverty level. View Cohen's recent mission here to help New Yorkers.
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Adolescent Health Center's Ophthalmic Suite -- MSAHC is the first primary care program in New York specifically created for teen health needs. Complete with an in-house Cohen's Fashion Optical dispensary, teens can receive eyecare and eyewear as part of their overall healthcare. Learn more here.

"We are dedicated to giving back and making a difference," said Cohen's Fashion Optical President Bob Cohen, son of the family run company's founder.  "New York's neighborhoods have supported us for nine decades now, and it is important that we preserve our loyal, local customers, while also enabling them to help others."

About Cohen's Fashion Optical

90 Years of Quality Eyecare & EyewearNinety years ago, our founder, Jack Cohen, pioneered a new philosophy in the retail eyewear business. His vision was, everyone who needed prescription eyeglasses wanted to look better, see better, and feel better about themselves. In 1927, Cohen's became the only fashion eyewear retail location to be found in New York. Cohen's Fashion Optical quickly became a New York City retail landmark. Today, with over 130 franchise stores in the US and Puerto Rico, Cohen's is one of the top 20 optical retailers in the country and one of the longest operating optical franchise companies in the country.


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