Philadelphia, PA

Message from the President:


Hello! My name is Heather Napolitano. When I began losing my vision, my husband and I were scared and searching everywhere for answers. The sense of community and support we felt upon finding the FFB was indescribable. They lifted our hopes and instilled a fight within us to find a cure.

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Chapter Presentation and Events


1st Annual Philadelphia VisionFest

Run by the Foundation’s Philadelphia-area volunteers, this inaugural event is designed to raise awareness of and funds for the Foundation’s urgent mission: to drive the research to find preventions, treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases. Join your local Philadelphia Chapter at Ridgeland Mansion for good food, fun, beer & wine tastings, a sweepstakes and much more!

Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
City: Philadelphia, PA
Venue: The Ridgeland Mansion at Fairmount Park

Visit www.FightBlindness.org/PhiladelphiaVisionFest to purchase your tickets today!

VisionWalk Update


Join the Philadelphia Chapter at the 12th Annual Philadelphia VisionWalk on Saturday, October 6th at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA! VisionWalk is a fun, family-friendly 5K walkathon to raise awareness and funds for the work and mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Help us drive the research to find preventions, treatment, and cures for the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases by signing up your VisionWalk today on the Philadelphia VisionWalk page.

For more information, please contact Debbie Hayter at (212) 244-1470 or DHayter@FightBlindness.org.


Contact Us:


Mary Ann Subleski
Director, Chapter Development
(847) 680-0100  ext. 26- office 
msubleski@blindness.org