Cleveland, OH

Message from the President:


GDubecky_smallWelcome to the Cleveland Chapter of FFB and thank you for your interest.

FFB proves that hard work, dedication and an insatiable drive to benefit others can leave an indelible mark of greatness on the world. And, we are on the cusp of something great. We have never been closer to the goals of prevention, restoration of sight, and cure of blindness caused by retinal degenerative diseases than we are today. Each new and ongoing study shows promise in reaching these goals and brings us ever closer to the now-palpable realization that a cure is in sight. When our goal is realized, one can only imagine the wave of emotion and the sense of gratification that will be experienced by the millions affected by these diseases as well as by the countless others that are committed to FFB’s mission.

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VisionWalk Update:


VisionWalk is a fun, family-friendly walk taking place in your local community! Money raised through VisionWalk supports the important research funded by the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Join people just like you who are committed to changing the future for their friends and family members affected with retinal degenerative diseases!

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Chapter Presentations and Events


Thank you to those who attended the Cleveland Chapter Speaker Series and VisionWalk Preview on February 11, 2017 at the Cuyahoga Public Library. We hope you enjoyed the presentations by Scott Williams-Riseng, an Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist at the Cleveland Sight Center and Stephen Coyne who shared his experience obtaining his guide dog, Roswell, from Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Cleveland VisionWalk Kickoff

Saturday, March 25, 2017
11am - 1pm

Cleveland Sight Center
1909 East 101st Street
Cleveland, OH 44106

Get ready for the 9th Annual Cleveland VisionWalk on May 20th at Cleveland Metroparks - Edgewater Park! The Kickoff is an opportunity to get the tools and information you need to increase your walk event fundraising and learn about the important research your fundraising efforts make possible. Please bring any and all friends, family, and colleagues who may be interested in joining the fight against blindness!

Please RSVP by Monday, March 20, 2017 online at www.FightBlindness.org/ClevelandVisionWalk or call Rachel Martin at 847-680-0100.


Featured Volunteer:


The iSee truckFoundation Fighting Blindness sends a special THANK YOU to Clear Choice Custom LASIK Center for all the work they do to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness! With help from their whole office, Clear Choice Custom LASIK Center joined the Cleveland VisionWalk, walked the 5k route with families affected and raised over $2,500 to help find a cure! And now, they’ve created a unique and fun way to continue to fundraise for Foundation Fighting Blindness.

With their newest creation, Mr. iSee® the ice cream truck, the Cleveland community has been snacking on some sweet ice cream treats while donating money to blindness research.

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Contact Us:


Greg Dubecky
President
(440) 816-0500
Cleveland@FightBlindness.org

Rachel Martin
Events Manager
RMartin@FightBlindness.org

977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
Phone:  (847) 680-0100
Fax:  (847) 680-1050