President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

1832 Society

The 1832 Society recognizes donors who have made an annual leadership gift of $1,832 or more to Wills Eye Hospital. These benefactors provide vital financial resources for Wills Eye to address its highest priority needs in research, medical education, and patient care.

In gratitude for their generosity, Wills Eye recognizes and thanks these benefactors in a variety of ways. This includes invitations to special events which highlight the impact of their philanthropy and periodic communications from Hospital leadership to keep them informed of the latest news. Members also receive assistance with appointments and other special services.

For information about supporting Wills Eye Hospital and the 1832 Society, please contact John J. Zabinski at (215) 440-3153 or

Wills Eye Foundation is the sole fundraising arm of Wills Eye Hospital and is  a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) AND 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.