Westchester-Fairfield

President's Letter

Welcome to the Westchester-Fairfield Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, serving communities in New York and Connecticut! We would love to have you become part of our Chapter and help us to grow our community support and outreach to visually impaired people and their families. Whether you are newly diagnosed or been living with visual challenges for a long time, we are here for you!

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VisionWalk Update


9th Annual Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk

Join the Westchester-Fairfield Chapter at the 10th Annual Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk on Sunday, October 22nd at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, NY! 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 Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk page.

For more information, please contact Katie Van Benschoten at (212) 244-1470 or KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org

Westchester-Fairfield Chapter Leaders Recognized as Outstanding New Trustee at Visions 2016


On Saturday, July 2nd at the Visions Conference in Baltimore, MD Anne and Mitch Katcher were recognized as Outstanding New Trustees for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Anne and Mitch were recognized due to their leadership of the Westchester-Fairfield Chapter, leadership and success of their Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk team, and their leadership with Foundation dinners like the Fashion Ball in New York City. In everything they do, Anne and Mitch have taken the role of National Trustees and used their positions to further the work and mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness at every turn.


Contact Us:


Anne Katcher
Chapter President
(203) 912-5065
WestFair@FightBlindness.org

Katie Van Benschoten
Events Director
Phone: (212) 244-1470, ext. 16
Fax: (212) 244-1540
KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org

Northeast Regional Office
80 Broad Street Suite 3301
New York, NY 10004