They will receive grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.
It's part of its Refresh America program.
The chain is collaborating with Diff Charitable Eyewear.
He's leaving after a 52-year career in vision and health.
Funds raised will provide vision care to over 23,000 children in underserved countries.
The Mark W. Franks and Mary Franks Scholarship and Loan Fund is valued at $1.5 million.
It will hold charitable vision clinics in remote communities.
It's passed $1M in cumulative funds raised.
The gift will be divided over five years.
It will see an annual donation of over 60,000 optical frames and sunglasses.
It also rolled out a van equipped with eye exam technology.
Non-profit organizations were nominated by eyecare professionals nationwide.
It comes from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.
The funds will be used to help provide patient care to overseas refugees.
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