Indianapolis, IN

Message from the Local Leadership:


We welcome your interest in the Indianapolis Chapter of Foundation Fighting Blindness. Our purpose is to provide current research updates and information for individuals living with retinal degenerative diseases and their family members.

Please check our website for dates, topics and information on guest speakers. There is no fee required to attend our meetings. Family members and friends are encouraged to join us.

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VisionWalk Update:


Get ready for the 11th Annual Indianapolis VisionWalk!

Save the Date! 11th Annual Indianapolis VisionWalk is Saturday, September 9, 2017 at White River State Park – Celebration Plaza, Indianapolis, IN


Chapter Presentations and Events


Indianapolis Chapter Series Presentation and VisionWalk Preview

Join us for the next Indianapolis Chapter Meeting. The meeting is open to the public FREE of charge.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Indiana State Library
315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204

Program: 10am -12 noon
Registration starts at 9:30am

“What’s New in Assistive Technology”
Salman Haider, BOSMA Assistive Technology Instructor

BOSMA Enterprises is the leading provider of rehabilitation services for people experiencing blindness or visual impairment. Salman Haider provides the latest on what’s new in assistive technology.

“Leader Dogs for the Blind”
Bod Hrdy, Indiana Lions for Leader Dogs

Bob will discuss the Leader Dog Program and how to determine if a leader dog is right for you.  Meet his leader dog and get the answers.

To RSVP, call 866-782-7330 or email AMooney@FightBlindness.org 


Featured Volunteer:


The Iames Family

Gil & Jeanne Iames got involved with the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) in November 2011 when their son, Joe, was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a congenital, degenerative eye disease.

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The Iames Family was featured in Indianapolis Woman Magazine. Check it out here.


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Contact Us:


Gil Iames
Chapter President
Indianapolis@FightBlindness.org

Ashley DePrez
Chapter Leader
(317) 506-7405

Lori Quinn
Events Manager, Midwest Region
977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(847) 680-0100
LQuinn@FightBlindness.org