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Brisbane Fundraiser Dinner – Sat 29th April 2017

23 February, 2017

Cambodia Vision invites you to the 2017 Brisbane Fundraiser Dinner for an evening of fun and entertainment at Landmark Restaurant, Shop 101, Sunnybank Plaza, Sunnybank, QLD.
There will be performances by Cambodian band Golden Sound from Sydney with local entertainers.

Funds raised through ticket sales and auction items on the night will go to Cambodia Vision for purchasing medication for patients, medical equipment and supplies for cataract surgeries.

Date: Saturday 29th April, from 6pm
Venue: Landmark Restaurant, Shop 101, Sunnybank Plaza, Sunnybank
Tickets: Front row $60pp, 2nd row $55pp, 3rd row $50pp.

CONTACT BRISBANE ORGANISERS FOR TICKET ORDERS:
– Patrick Ly – 0416 201 123
– Ken Lee – 0416 012 226

If you would like to make any general donations please contact the Brisbane volunteers above.

Melbourne Fundraiser Dinner, Friday 30th September 2016

20 August, 2016

Cambodia Vision’s Melbourne Fundraiser Night will be held on Friday the 30th of September 2016.

We invite you for a fabulous evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment at the Anabella Reception in Clayton, Melbourne.

Highlights of the night will include raffle draws and performers and singers from Cambodia.

Funds raised from the evening will go towards restoring eye sight, hearing and basic medical care to those in need.

Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Time: 6:00pm-midnight
Venue: Annabella Reception: 705-707 Clayton Road, Clayton.
Tickets: $60 each plus receive a free gift to the value of $30!
CONTACT MELBOURNE ORGANISERS FOR TICKET ORDERS:

– Than Thong: 0432 393 112

– Richard (Suor) Lim on (03) 9562 4233

Tickets also sold at:

LIM’S PHARMACY: 10A Balmoral Avenue, Springvale VIC 3171
Email: limspharmacy@bigpond.com.au
KO TRAVEL: 7 Balmoral Ave, Springvale VIC 3171

If you would like to make any general donations please contact the Melbourne sponsors above.

 

 

2016 Sydney Fundraiser Dinner, 25th June 2016

5 May, 2016

2016 Sydney Fundraiser Dinner

Cambodia Vision’s 2016 Sydney Fundraiser Dinner will be held on Saturday 25th June, from 6:30pm. We invite you for a glamorous evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment at the Crystal Palace Function Centre: 1st floor, Canley Vale Road, Canley Heights NSW
Highlights of the night will include raffle draws and live music from Cambodian band Golden Sound with local entertainers.
All proceeds from the dinner go to purchase medication for patients, medical equipment and supplies for cataract surgeries.
Date: Saturday 25th June 2016
Time: From 6:30pm
Venue: Crystal Palace Function Centre: 1st floor, Canley Vale Road, Canley Heights NSW
Tickets: Front row – $70pp; 2nd row – $60pp; from 3rd row – $50pp.
Tickets include an 8 course meal with 2 soft drink jugs per table
CONTACT THIDA YANG FOR TICKETS:
Email: thida.yang@gmail.com
Phone: 0419 278 499
RSVP 29th May
Seating is limited so buy your tickets today!
Alternatively if you would like to make a donation please visit the website for details: www.cambodiavision.org.au
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Cambodia First Fundraiser Dinner in Adelaide 28th November 2015

16 October, 2015

 

Thank you Adelaide community for your fantastic support to the first inaugural Cambodia Vision function on the 28th of November 2015 at the Angkor Hall.
Thank you to the organising team especially Sundara Kong and all the community leaders who helped organised the event.
A special thanks and appreciation to Khmer Buddhist Association of SA for the use of venue and all other temples/ churches/ associations and businesses for their participation and support.

We also thank the Ing Catering and CBN team. Most of all we thank the participants and donors who helped make the evening an enjoyable and successful one.

Melbourne Fundraiser Dinner – Sun 4th Oct 2015

27 August, 2015

Cambodia Vision’s Melbourne Fundraiser Night will be held on Sunday the 4th of October.
We invite you for a glamorous evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment at the Anabella Reception in Clayton, Melbourne.
Highlights of the night will include raffle draws and special guest performances from local and international pop stars.
Funds raised through ticket sales and auction items on the night will go to Cambodia Vision’s annual trips to Cambodia
to help restore eyesight and provide basic medical care to those in need.
Date: Sunday 4th October
Time: From 6:30pm
Venue: Annabella Reception: 705-707 Clayton Road, Clayton.
Tickets: $60 each.
CONTACT MELBOURNE ORGANISERS FOR TICKET ORDERS:
– Than Thong: 0432 393 112
– Richard (Suor) Lim on (03) 9562 4233
– Tickets also sold at LIM’S PHARMACY: 10A Balmoral Avenue, Springvale VIC 3171
Email: limspharmacy@bigpond.com.au
If you would like to make any general donations please contact the Melbourne sponsors above.

Cambodia Vision Magazine Issue 2 Out Now

9 June, 2015

The second issue of Cambodia Vision’s Magazine, Foresight was published in June 2015. The objective of the biannual publication is to provide a medium to connect Cambodia Vision to our sponsors, donors and the wider community by informing the organisation’s events and activities. With articles we hope to inspire and touch people to further support the cause to continue to carry out the mission: “The Gift of Sight.”
Special thanks to the people who contributed articles to the magazine as without people sharing stories it would be difficult to produce such a medium.
The magazine is available now in digital format and can be downloaded here as a pdf.

Cambodia Vision Annual Brisbane Fundraiser Dinner – 28th Feb 2015

3 February, 2015

Cambodia Vision invites you to the annual Brisbane Fundraiser Dinner for a fabulous evening of entertainment at the Michaels Oriental Restaurant & Function Centre in Eight Mile Plains, QLD.
Featuring performances by live Cambodian band Golden Sound from Sydney with entertainers.
Funds raised through ticket sales and auction items on the night will go to Cambodia Vision for purchasing medication for patients, medical equipment and supplies for cataract surgeries.
Date: Saturday 28th February
Venue: Michaels Oriental Restaurant & Function Centre, 223 Padstow Rd, Eight Mile Plains
Tickets: Front row $60pp, 2nd row $55pp, 3rd row $50pp.
CONTACT BRISBANE ORGANISERS FOR TICKET ORDERS:
– Patrick Ly – 0416 201 123
– Sokhara (Tom) Say – 0425 311 283
– Ken Lee – 0416 012 226
If you would like to make any general donations please contact the Brisbane volunteers above.

 

2014 Mission trip to Kratie Province report by Thida Yang

2 December, 2014

The 2014 trip to Kratie was a success, far exceeded our expectations. In a nutshell, these were what we achieved:

  1. Cambodia Vision treated 2,916 men, women and children from 17 provinces (irrespective of their religious and political backgrounds)
  2. Operated on 433 cases of cataract (including 2 patients with HIV positive and one active malaria sufferer being treated at the hospital)
  3. Provided 247 specially cut glasses
  4. Provided 1,703 reading glasses
  5. Provided over 2,000 sunglasses
  6. Provided 250 hearing aids
  7. Gave away boxes of children’s toys
  8. Donated 20 hospital beds to Kratie and Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope
  9. Provided training to 28 medical students from Phnom Penh and Kratie
  10. Installed and donated 9 air conditioning units to Kratie Referral Hospital
  11. Upgraded electrical work at the Kratie Referral Hospital to cope with our equipment and air conditioners
  12. Donated general medication to Kratie Referral Hospital
  13. Gave away almost 3 pallets of vitamins and supplements to patients (no one left the hospital empty handed)
  14. Our team helped treat 4 non-eye related cases:
  • A 115 kg lady who had a C-section to her 5th child (the baby was 6kg) and was in a lot of pain after the anaesthetic worn out
  • A 7-year old girl who fell from a mango tree and her brother fell on top of her and as result had her spleen ruptured. She was opened up twice and was not responding to the treatment given by local doctors
  • A middle-aged gentlemen who suffered severely infected boil on his face
  • We also bought 2 bags of blood to a lady who suffered from major thalassemia (sadly she was not aware of it).

Blood transfusion was also administered to an 81-year old who was abandoned by her four children and lived and begging on the streets (severe malnutrition) prior to providing a cataract procedure.
It was a happy ending to all these cases; they were all well and happy when we left the hospital. Thanks to our skilled medical staff and extra resources we had to be able to assist.
It was a good closure for us when on our second last day we had a 100-year lady walk in to the hospital with her daughter (the registration was closed at this stage of course). She was on a hunger strike the day before as her daughter could not bring her to the hospital for treatment. To make matters worse, when they finally got to the hospital they were told the registration was closed. She was devastated to say the least but a joy it was when we decided to make one more exception and the outcome of the operation was better what we anticipated. She brought tears to our eyes when the eye patch was off.
All these do not come without costs.
Many volunteers gave more than just their time, expertise and funding their own expenses. Many volunteers helped pay for travel expenses to patients just so they can have their eye treated because they could not travel to the hospital to excess our service. Many volunteers gave their own fund to patients (both eye and non-eye related), children and those who lend a hand.
Many volunteers were affected by what they saw. They were exhausted physically and mentally and became ill as a result of working long hours in the heat, humidity and perhaps not used to the local food, putting our own health at risk to save others. Somewere hospitalised in Phnom Penh and in Australia.
All these sacrifices don’t go unnoticed. The patients and their families appreciated their effort. In fact I received an email advising that people of Kratie and around the country are still talking about our “kindness and sacrifices”. Cambodia Vision team was referred to as the “living gods”. This I hope is the kind reward that will energise and bring back to help the people of Cambodia.
I received very positive feedback from the patients, their families, hospital staff, media, local sponsors and Government representatives. The team was praised for its professionalism, skill, care, diligence, politeness, kindness and hard work.
We attracted the attention of many major national media coverage both TV and Radio including Radio Free Asia, CTN, Hang Meas, DAP News and Bayon. Social media went wild updating each day’s events as they unfolded.
On behalf of the people of Cambodia and the Cambodia Vision team, I thank you wholeheartedly for the sacrifices the volunteers made. They left their loving family behind, foregone holidays, their fund and skill to help the people of Cambodia. Lives were changed. They spread love and kindness. They taught them to help others, the true meaning of human existence.
May I take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank the Melbourne community especially Richard Lim, Than Thong and Hong Lim MP, for organising an incredibly successful fundraising function on the 31st of October in our absence, and raised approx. $40,000. What a fantastic effort that was. Thank you also to Anthony Lee and Julian Tsui from the Chinese Radio 2CR for also raising over $20,000.Such fantastic effort. We need everyone’s continued support to be able to carry out our work and give the Gift of Sight to as many people as we can.
Thank you to ALL our major sponsors and donors in Victoria, NSW, WA and QLD for without their support, this work could not be carried out. I thank all those individuals and agencies who helped promoted the service prior to the trip.
Again thank you. Your sacrifices, dedication and contribution are highly appreciated:)
I attach a few of photos here as example and please visit our Face Book page at cambodiavisioninc to see more photos.
Best regards
Thida Yang

Melbourne Fundraiser Dinner – 31st Oct 2014

10 October, 2014

Cambodia Vision invites you to the annual Melbourne Fundraiser Night for a glamorous evening of entertainment at the Anabella Reception in Clayton, Melbourne.
Highlights of the night will include raffle draws, performances from local and international pop stars.
Funds raised through ticket sales and auction items on the night will go to Cambodia Vision’s annual trips to Cambodia to help restore eyesight to those in need.

Date: Friday 31st of October
Venue: Annabella Reception: 705-707 Clayton Road, Clayton.
Tickets: $50 each.

CONTACT MELBOURNE ORGANISERS FOR TICKET ORDERS:

– Than Thong: 0432 393 112
– Richard (Suor) Lim on (03) 9562 4233
– Tickets also sold at LIM’S PHARMACY: 10A Balmoral Avenue, Springvale 3171
Email: limspharmacy@bigpond.com.au
If you would like to make any general donations please contact the Melbourne sponsors above.