Greensboro/Winston Salem, NC

Message from the Chapter


Welcome to the Greensboro/Winston Salem Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness!

Our goal is to host educational meetings featuring retinal specialists, researchers, low vision specialists and resources. Social meetings are planned as well to provide a supportive environment for people with retinal degenerative diseases. As a chapter we strive to provide a sense of community and hope.

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VisionWalk Update


Join us on September 16th, 2017 for the 8th Annual Triad VisionWalk!

Guilford College Armfield Athletic Center
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410
Registration at 8 a.m.
Walk Begins at 10 a.m.

Register for the Triad VisionWalk here.


Chapter Presentations and Events


Thursday, July 20, 2017
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Giada’s Trattoria
210 N Main Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

RSVP by July 18 to Liz O’Connell at LOConnell@FightBlindness.org or 919-781-8014

Join fellow members of the Triad Chapter for the 2017 VisionWalk “Packet Pick Up.” Drop in to pick up your VisionWalk posters and brochures, chat with other chapter members and VisionWalkers, and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Your events team will be on hand to meet you and answer questions you may have. Please bring any and all friends, family, and colleagues who may be interested in joining the fight against blindness!

Featured Volunteer


Tom Serrin at the WalkTom Serrin, also known as PaPa Tom, was a driving force behind the creation of both the Triad VisionWalk and the Greensboro Winston Salem Chapter. Tom worked with FFB Board Member, Marilyn Green and volunteers from across the Triad to host a wildly successful Inaugural VisionWalk in 2010.

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Holley Williams jumped in with both feet! She began with the Foundation in 2012, and though her time has been brief, her impact has been invaluable. Holley is assistant controller for the Greensboro Auto Auction as well as the other companies owned and operated by Dean and Marilyn Green. Initially, she was a dinner committee member for our NC Dining in the Dark. Over the past three years, she’s raised over $30,000 in sponsorships for the dinners. She also devotes dozens of hours each week making phone calls and personal visits to potential FFB partners.


Contact Us


Tom Serrin
Chapter President

Greensboro@FightBlindness.org

Foundation Fighting Blindness
4600 Marriott Drive, Suite 340
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 781-8014
(919) 781-8266 (Fax)


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