Profiles in philanthropy

Think you know what a philanthropist looks like? Think again. Schepens Eye Research Institute is fortunate to have supporters in every age group, income bracket and region of the country.

Each one's unique contribution—of time, expertise, ideas, passion, inspiration, and resources—brings us closer to a future in which blindness is prevented, alleviated, and, ultimately, cured. These are their stories.

Schepens Eye Research Institute’s affiliation with Harvard Medical School has yielded many benefits to both organizations. One of the great byproducts of this relationship for the Institute has been the distinguished service of Dr. Eleanor G. Shore as Trustee for the last 14 years.

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Dallas and Nancy Lincoln have always been charitably minded. “We’re hopelessly midwestern, so giving to church and charity, helping others in need, is how we were raised,” says Dallas about their family’s views on philanthropy.

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A legacy of service to country, community, and future generations.

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