Baltimore, MD

President's Message
Mindy Kaplan


Thank you for taking the time and interest to locate our site. The FFB Baltimore leaders and supporters invite you to join our local group to meet, engage, share, learn, educate, promote, and raise funds for research.

The Baltimore chapter hosts two speaker seminars; one in the Fall and one in the Spring, open to the public and providing information on research and clinical trials, new technology, tools, and services for the visually impaired and blind, meet organizations and learning skills for day to day living.

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VisionWalk Update

Save the date for the 10th Annual Baltimore 5K VisionWalk on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Latrobe Park. Please join us in making this year our most successful one yet! Let's celebrate 10 years of VisionWalk in Baltimore!

Location: Latrobe Park, 1518 Latrobe Park Terrace, Baltimore, MD
Registration Begins: 9:00 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.

Register or donate by visiting the Baltimore VisionWalk page here.

Chapter Presentations & Events

6/10: 10th Annual Baltimore VisionWalk
Come out and join the fight against blindness at our 10th Annual VisionWalk at Latrobe Park and Fort McHenry (1627 E Fort Avenue, Baltimore) on Saturday, June 10th at 9:00 a.m.. This fundraiser 5k will take you all around the park and through Fort McHenry as you walk to raise awareness for retinal degenerative disease research. This event has no entry fee - simply bring an open heart, your walking shoes and your friends and your family too! For more information please visit the Baltimore VisionWalk page or contact Kelsey at

Video Links

Watch: Dealing with the Diagnosis - Mom's Perspective
Watch: My RP Retinitis Pigmentosa v2

Tech Talk

Amazon Smile

Get online and type in AMAZONSMILE.COM to shop and raise funds for FFB! Amazon has a program that enables you to shop and donate 0.5% percent of your purchase to your favorite organization. All you need to do is go to and set up your account with the organization you would like to support. Then you can donate your shopping to the FFB, on the screen where it says other organizations, type in Foundation Fighting Blindness and hit the SEARCH button. Then a list of organizations will pop up, make sure it is the one that on the right hand side of the screen reads, Columbia, Maryland, founded 1971. Then go to the right hit the button, and you are now registered to shop and donate to FFB! 

Contact Us

Get involved and make a difference to a loved one or friend.  Become a member of the Baltimore Chapter. Help us to educate, raise awareness and aid in raising funds for research. Get involved! Contact Baltimore Chapter.

Mindy Caplan
Chapter President

Kelsey Miller
Event Manager
Phone: 410-423-0645

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