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:


The Plymouth Public Library was the gathering site for the terrific January 21st presentation by 2016 Rio Paralympian and Goalball Silver Medalist, John Altan Kusku. Attendees learned a lot about the sport of goalball and John is such an amazing, positive person. Having retinitis pigmentosa (RP) has not stopped him from pursuing his dreams, not only medaling at the Paralympics but also in teaching math and physics. John is also a great example of never giving up hope.


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