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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Join us for the national conference of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Click here to learn more.

VisionWalk Update

9th Annual Triad VisionWalk
Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Triad Park
Registration: 9 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10 a.m.

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Chapter Presentations and Events

Triad Chapter Presentation
Saturday, April 14th, 2018
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cherry Street United Methodist Church
117 North Cherry Street, Kernersville

Genetic Testing and Current Gene Therapies
Join us for a presentation from Lee Liberator, Patient  Access Liaison from Spark Therapeutics, who can answer all of your questions about identifying genes, why genetic testing is so important, how to have it done, and current therapies that are now available.

RSVP to Abbie Szymanski at or call (919) 781-8014.

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

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

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