Northern Virginia

Message from the President

Davida Luehrs, Northern Virginia Chapter PresidentWelcome!

Our chapter is one of many across the country that works very hard to help people affected by retinal degenerative diseases stay current on the latest research and developments for retinal degenerative diseases. As a chapter, we provide a sense of community, hope and action toward finding treatments, preventions and cures!

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VisionWalk Update

Save the date! Our 12th Annual Northern Virginia VisionWalk will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017! Tell a friend!

Location: Cameron Run Regional Park, 4001 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria
Registration begins: 9:00 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.

Visit the Northern Virginia VisionWalk Website!

Chapter Presentations and Events

5/7: 12th Annual Northern Virginia VisionWalk
Come out and join the fight against blindness at our 12th Annual VisionWalk at Cameron Run Regional Park (4001 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria) on Sunday, May 7th at 9AM. This fundraiser 5k will take you all around the park as you walk to raise awareness for retinal degenerative disease research. This event has no entry fee - simply bring an open heart, your walking shoes and your friends and your family too! For more information please visit the Northern Virginia VisionWalk page or contact Kelsey at

Featured Volunteer

sue_healey_photoA Commitment to Everyone’s Vision

For Sue Downes and the team of eye care professionals at My Eye Dr., supporting the Foundation’s VisionWalk program in Northern Virginia was a completely natural thing to do. The full-service eye care company prides itself in not only delivering high quality products and services, but also serving as many people in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C., community as possible. Raising money for the Foundation Fighting Blindness was a great way to support people with retinal degenerative diseases who are counting on innovative research to save their vision.

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2013 Member Excellence Award Winner  

Volunteer of the Year – Mid-Atlantic Region - Davida Luehrs

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Contact Us

Mary Ann Subleski
Director of Chapter Development

Davida Luehrs

Kelsey Miller, Events Director
1-800-683-5555 or

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