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Orange County - Dining in the Dark 2014

Over 250 guests joined the Foundation Fighting Blindness and Gavin Herbert Eye Institute as they hosted the Orange County Dining in the Dark Awards Diner on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Island Hotel Newport Beach.

5th Annual Northern Virginia Dining in the Dark

The Northern Virginia Chapter presented its annual Visionary Award to William L. Ballhaus, President and CEO of SRA International on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the  5th Annual Northern Virginia Dining in the Dark.  Business and community leaders gathered to celebrate Mr. Ballhaus and learn more about the strides made in retinal disease research.

High-Tech Retinal Imaging Research Gets $16.5 Million Boost

The funding will help two French institutions develop technologies that more precisely diagnose diseases and evaluate potential treatments.

2013 Los Angeles VisionWalk

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 7th Annual Los Angeles VisionWalk at Griffith Park! We had over 300 walkers and 21 fantastic teams participate in this year’s VisionWalk to help Foundation Fighting Blindness raise over $94,000 for critical retinal degenerative disease research!

2014 A Vision for the Future

The 3rd Annual A Vision for the Future (Una Visión Para El Futuro) Visionary Award Dinner was held on Thursday, January 16th at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows Park, NY. The event was a huge success, raising nearly $466,000 to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness. In its third year, the dinner has raised over $1 million.

2013 South Florida VisionWalk

Just over 300 people on 31 teams showed up at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park on Saturday, November 9 to support the 8th Annual South Florida VisionWalk.  VisionWalkers enjoyed fun activities like fire truck tours, Heat Mascot – Burnie, Billy the Marlin, a face painter, a great DJ and visiting with each other.

2013 Boston VisionWalk

A Very Big Thank You to our Boston VisionWalkers!

Saturday, October 26th was a day to remember! The VisionWalk was a celebration our fundraising efforts in support of the critical research funded by the Foundation Fighting Blindness. All of our Boston VisionWalk teams came out with such enthusiasm - making Walk Day a true celebration. Check out photos here.

2013 Montgomery County VisionWalk

The 4th Annual Montgomery County VisionWalk was a day to remember, with over 600 participants!  We raised over $110,000, and we are well on our way to reaching our goal of $125,000.

2013 Twin Cities VisionWalk

We had an amazing walk day with over 800 people at the Twin Cities VisionWalk on Sunday, September 22nd at Lake Harriet. It was an amazing celebration of spirit, energy, and commitment to finding a cure for blindness!

2013 Tampa Bay VisionWalk

We had a beautiful day on Sunday, October 27 at Al Lopez Park to celebrate the 6th Annual Tampa Bay VisionWalk.  With over 400 people in attendance, we had a great turnout.  Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made the day so amazing.  Together we have raised over $36,000 for sight saving research and we’re not stopping there! VisionWalk isn’t just one day, but an ongoing fight for sight.  We can continue to collect donations until December 31, 2013, so keep sending in those last minute donations, plan fundraising events, email reminders to your family and friends, etc.

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