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'Overwhelmed with gratitude' | Hamilton Eye Institute held 6th annual 'Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight'

The funds that were raised will go toward the institute's annual "Cataract-a-thon" to provide Cataract surgery for those that can't afford it.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Providing eye care to underserved communities in the city of Memphis has been a longtime focus of The Hamilton Eye Institute.

On Saturday, the institute hosted its 6th annual "Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight." Runners took off from the starting line at 9 in the morning to help raise money for eye surgeries that could help save the vision of many Memphians.

"To be able to have a fundraiser like this that is so well-supported and loved by this community — it's just amazing," Dr. Kerr of the Hamilton Eye Institue said. "We are just overwhelmed with gratitude to the community for their support [in] letting us go out and help people in the way that we know how to do, which is provide sight-saving sugery."

Funds raised by the race will go towards the Hamilton Eye Institute's annual "Cataract-a-thon," which helps provide cataract surgery to those who cannot afford it.

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