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2015 Boston VisionWalk Recap


The Boston VisionWalk took place on Saturday, October 24th and was a huge success! We had amazing weather, smiling faces and well over 400 people in attendance at Artesani Park. We have exceeded our goal and have raised more $151,000 for retinal degenerative disease research!

Thanks to our Walk Leaders!

A special thank you to our Walk Chair Martha Steele and our Business Chair Abraham Scaria, Ph.D. as well as to everyone who participated on the committee. Your leadership and dedication to the VisionWalk was the driving force behind our success.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Thank you to our National VisionWalk Partners: GE Lighting, Genentech, and Regeneron. Thanks also to our local sponsors:

Community Champions: The Shaw Family and Shire
Community Captain: Alan Spiro
Community Leader: New England Eye Center
Community Partners: Easton Lions Club, Genzyme, Scenic Landscape, Spark Therapeutics, and The Trainor Family
Community Supporters: Bridgewater Pediatrics, Hub Pen Company, and The Marcus Family

Thanks to YOU!

And, finally, a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of our team captains, walkers, and volunteers! Your support, dedication, energy, and enthusiasm made the day a true success!

If you have questions about or feedback on this event, please contact Katie Van Benschoten at (212) 244-1470 or

Check back often for information about our 2016 Boston VisionWalk!

Check back often for information about both our next Chapter Speaker Series Presentation and a spring cocktail reception: Sip for Sight.