It's Miracles Day on 18 August 2022
Every year, thousands of Australians come together on CBM’s Miracles Day. On Thursday 18 August 2022, you can join CBM Australia, Christian radio stations, CBM field partners, corporate sponsors, churches, groups and schools to give people the Miracle of sight.
It only costs $33 – less than the cost of two movie tickets or a take-away dinner – to provide sight-saving surgery to someone living in the world’s poorest places. This has a life-changing impact on their education or employment prospects and their ability to care for and support their loved ones.
In 2022, we’re celebrating 10 years of Miracles Days. Over the past decade, more than 300,000 people have received the Miracle gift of sight. Will you donate the Miracle of sight-saving surgery?
What's a Miracle?
A Miracle is a $33 gift that gives someone blind from cataracts the 12-minute sight-saving surgery needed to restore their sight.
All it takes is $33, a 12-minute operation and YOU to restore sight for someone with cataracts… a Miracle.
Help fight preventable blindness with us this Miracles Day.
Give a Miracle
On Thursday 18 August, give the Miracle of sight-saving surgery to someone living in poverty.
Someone like 9-year-old Sabina who had cataracts, leaving her unable to attend school or keep up with friends. Your contribution towards giving the gift of sight helps those most in need to gain access to education, jobs and the ability to live a more fulfilling life.
This year you can give even more people - like Sabina - the Miracle gift of sight.
Did you know?
8 in 10 cases of vision impairment are considered avoidable.
9 in 10 people who are visually impaired live in developing countries.
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision impairment globally.
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Miracles Day FAQs
A Miracle is a $33 gift that gives someone blind from cataracts the 12-minute surgery needed to restore their sight.
Blindness to sight in 12-minutes… a Miracle.
*On occasion very small children will need anaesthetic with cataract surgery, the cost for cataract surgery including anaesthetic is $230.
Yes, you can! Find out how you can fundraise with family, friends, your church or work colleagues to give Miracles to those who desperately need their sight restored.
Thursday, 18 August 2022. But that’s not all. To celebrate 10 years of Miracles we’re making this August a month of Miracles!
This August, you can join CBM Australia, Christian radio stations, CBM field partners, corporate sponsors, churches, groups and schools to give people the Miracle of sight.
For every dollar given to CBM Australia, 73 cents support inclusive work and field programs around the world. This includes our work in preventable blindness and sight saving cataract surgery for people with disabilities – the poorest of the poor in many countries.
CBM and our field partners run inclusive eye health programs around the world funding eye health work in:
Yes! Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.