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


7th Annual Triad VisionWalk
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Guilford College – Armfield Athletic Center
5800 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410
Registration: 9am

We do hope you’ll join us for this exciting, fun-filled day. This years’ event promises to be an exciting time with a DJ, activities for kids, food and more! Please bring your family and friends as you show your support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Since 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $41 Million to support the mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Over 50 walks are planned for 2016, including the 7th Annual Triad VisionWalk on Saturday, September 17th at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.

Make a difference! Please join the Foundation Fighting Blindness – take important steps towards a cure by participating in this fun and family-friendly event.

Form a Team with family, friends, co-workers, neighbors

Walk as an Individual
Volunteer at the Walk
Become a Sponsor of the Walk
Make a Donation to a Walker

For more information, including sponsorship or registration, contact Kensi Ward at (919) 781-8014 or KWard@FightBlindness.org.

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Chapter Presentations and Events


Dining in the Dark
March 16th, 2017
6:30-10:00pm

Vanessa and Roy Carroll Ballroom
201 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC 27401
Guildford County


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

Kensi Ward
Events Manager
KWard@FightBlindness.org
Phone:(919) 781-8014

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


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