Volunteers are at the very center of what we do –  raising funds to give the life-changing gift of sight to those in danger of losing their vision!

Our volunteers say their experience is rewarding and fun.  From regular concession sales at major sports arenas to other assorted fund drives and nonprofit management support, there is a place for you at the George Foundation for Sight Restoration!

If you have a passion for service and a commitment to changing lives for the better, we need you!

Use your talents to help give the life-changing gift of sight. Volunteer today!

Contact: Paul Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator
Cell:         214-603-8266
Email:     paul@tylock.com

GSFR Visionaries

William Wong: Patient Liaison Intern

Future Aspirations:In the future I wish to become a pediatrician, hopefully with my own practice. I also want to travel the world one day and experience every culture that comes my way. At the end of my life I’m hoping to make an impact on my community and change the lives of others for the better.Quote: “Time is forever, but you aren’t. Make the best out of everything.” - William Wong

Paul Rowe: Volunteer Coordinator (Student at SMU, Full-Ride Mustang Scholar)

Future Aspirations :Regarding my future, I hope to graduate from SMU with honors, possibly conduct research, and learn a language. Even more so, I hope to complete my educational journey as a medical professional and embrace the twists and turns life hurls, emerging stronger and more resilient with every step. Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Evelyn: Digital Marketing Intern

Future Aspirations: Hello, my name is Evelyn Cantarero and I am currently attending Baylor University studying health science studies. I hope to someday become a pediatrician or follow something in the healthcare area because one’s health is priceless. Quote: A quote that truly speaks to me is “God gives his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers”. Whenever something feels completely hopeless, I like to reflect and notice that things happen for a reason, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Sneha Korlakunta: Data Entry Clerk Intern

Future Aspirations/ About me:A recent graduate of Boston University, Sneha works as a data scientist, focusing on machine learning applications in medical imaging and gene expression analysis in the treatment and understanding of heterotopic ossification. She intends to pursue an MD or a PhD to help her deepen her contributions to biomedical research. In her free time, Sneha enjoys playing with her dog, trying to find the best hot chocolate in the city, and learning about art styles, techniques, and history.Quote: "Is science of any value? I think the power to do something is of value. Whether the result is a good thing or a bad thing depends on how it is used, but the power is a value." - Richard Feynman

Macy Jacobs: Digital Engagement Facilitator

Future Aspirations:In the future, I’d love to be working with animals, specifically reptiles or general exotics. I also enjoy coding and creative arts, so it would be fantastic to be able to work in software development or as an artist. Quote: “A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one.” -Robert Greene

Amy Villela: Data Entry Clerk Intern

Future Aspirations: While I am in college, I hope to be able to secure a research position under one of my professors. After graduating, I aim to work in a medical device company or as a biomedical engineer in a hospital setting. Quote: “To the engineer falls the job of clothing the bare bones of science with life, comfort, and hope.” -Herbert Hoover

Sami Chumekula: Fundraising Coordinator Intern

Future Aspirations:Hello, my name is Samiksha Chemukula and I’m a rising senior at Coppell High School. In my free time, I find joy in baking, volunteering, classical dancing, and photography. With a strong desire to pursue a career in medicine, I'll be applying to colleges in the fall for the premed track, and this spring, I aim to obtain my EMT certification, furthering my journey toward achieving my goals. Quote: “Be the reason someone smiles today.”

Professional Volunteers

Kersten Reich-Hammond

DrPH Candidate MCW Research, Education, and Grants

Ami Gayle

Financial Analyst