Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter Featured Volunteer

Lisa Tell and Robert GrimesLindsey Teel

Lindsey Teel & Ron Grimes recently preformed at the 6th Annual Dallas Visionary Awards a song called “All I Can.” Lindsey is passionate about music and has opened for country stars such as the Eli Young Band and has been invited to sing the national anthem at the Dallas Mavericks game as well as at the University of North Texas.

Hi everyone! I’m Lindsey and I’m new to the FFB Dallas Chapter! I have Stargardt disease and am considered legally blind. For those of you who have just been diagnosed with a retinal degenerative disease or who have had a loved one diagnosed, let me tell you – the future is bright! Because of two supportive and encouraging parents and many other wonderful people in my life, I have led a life of empowerment. I have recently graduated with my Master’s degree in Sociology and now reside in Washington, D.C where I work for the United States House of Representatives. There have been times when I have gotten discouraged, such as moments of frustration with public transportation, but overall, life since my Stargardt diagnosis has been good. I am here to tell you that the Foundation Fighting Blindness is your strongest ally in the effort to ensure