Western New York
Thank you for your interest in the Foundation Fighting Blindness and its mission to find treatments as well as preventative measures to fight degenerative retinal diseases.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness was established in 1971 and today is the world’s largest non-governmental funder of research for inherited retinal degenerative diseases. Its success would not be possible without people like YOU who are helping to make a difference and find a cure!
Western New York VisionWalk Kickoff
The VisionWalk Kickoff is a great opportunity to get the tools and information you’ll need to increase your fundraising, learn about the important research your fundraising efforts make possible and meet some really fantastic people. Join us at Chef’s Restaurant in Buffalo to talk all things New York VisionWalk! Please be sure to invite your family members, friends, and colleagues interested in joining us in the fight against blindness!
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 11:00am 1:00pm
Location: Chef’s Restaurant of Buffalo
Address: 291 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York 14204
Kindly RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-244-1470 by Friday, March 16, 2018
7th Annual Western New York VisionWalk
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Canalside – Great Lawn
9am Check-in Begins
10am Stage Presentation
10:15am Walk Begins
The Western New York VisionWalk is a fun, family-friendly 5K (3.1 miles) walkathon fundraiser to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Join us as we walk for cures for the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
For more information about the VisionWalk, please contact Katie Van Benschoten, Events Director, at (212) 244-1470 or KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org
Chapter Presentations and Events
Western New York Chapter Presentation and VisionWalk Preview
Meet others from the retinal disease community and enjoy light refreshments and an exceptional program with guest speakers, Jane Sullivan, District Manager for the New York State Commission for the Blind and Lynnette Torgalski, Director of Western New York Independent Living. There will be a short Q & A session after the program and a 2018 Western New York VisionWalk preview.
Light Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. Program
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217
RSVP by October 27
email@example.com or call 212-244-1470