Eastern Michigan

Welcome to the Michigan Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness


Hello, my name is Kathy Marcath, new president for the Michigan Chapter of The Foundation Fighting Blindness. We have had some amazing people fill this role since its inception in the early 1970’s. Much has been accomplished since then resulting in FFB being at the threshold of major breakthroughs.

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VisionWalk Update:


Mark your calendar for our 2017 walk on Saturday, May 20, 2017, celebrating 10 years of VisionWalk in Michigan!

Kensington Metropark – North Martindale “S”
Milford, MI

Registration & Fun: 9:00 a.m.
Stage Presentation: 10:00 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10:30 a.m.

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Chapter Presentations and Events:


Michigan VisionWalk Kickoff

The March 18th Michigan VisionWalk Kickoff was a lot of fun!! Sixty-four people came out to bowl, eat pizza and get their VisionWalk materials. It was a great family day.  We hope you will join us for another fun, family day – the VisionWalk.  May 20th is right around the corner.  Get your team signed up and help us reach our fundraising goal! 


Foundation Highlight:

Angela Diuble Ribbon

Angela Diuble
Volunteer of the Year 2014 - Midwest Region

Angela Diuble is a fundraising phenomenon. She has been involved with the Michigan VisionWalk since 2010, and its chair since 2011. In that time, she has raised $146,315.95  for VisionWalk.

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Contact Us:


Kathy Marcath
Chapter President

EastMichigan@FightBlindness.org

Lori Quinn
Events Manager

977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
(847) 680-0100, ext. 12
LQuinn@FightBlindness.org