What is VisionNation?
is a special program created by the Foundation Fighting Blindness to empower
people who care about ending blindness and restoring sight to create their own
campaign to raise essential funds for vital research.
is about bringing the community together to make treatments and cures possible.
What do I have to do to be a part of VisionNation?
can participate in two ways:
a VisionNation Leader. It’s easy. Use our special VisionNation tools to create
your personal VisionNation Webpage. It
usually takes only 30 minutes to get everything set up. Then use email (or Facebook, postal mail of
whatever is easiest for you) to ask your friends and family to help you reach
your VisionNation goal. You will receive
a VisionNation toolkit that has sample emails, fact and figures, and other
items to make asking easy.
to VisionNation. If
you aren’t ready to be a VisionNation Leader, you can make an online donation
to help someone else reach his or her VisionNation goal or just a general
donation to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ work.
What happens to money raised through
money raised through VisionNation is used to support the Foundation Fighting
Blindness’ research and awareness programs.
Is my gift to VisionNation
like all donations to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, donations made through
VisionNation are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
Is my credit
card and other information secure?
All credit card donations to VisionNation are processed through our
secure servers using industry-standard SSL encryption. After completion of the transaction, credit
card information is destroyed. The Foundation
Fighting Blindness does not retain or store your credit card number.
All other information including
passwords, email address, and other personal information is securely stored in
our database. We employ state of the art
encryption and use secure data protocols to keep your information safe.
Can people make donations to
VisionNation without using the website?
Your supporters can make donations by check or money order if they
prefer not to make a gift with a credit or debit card online.
Checks and money orders should be made
out to Foundation Fighting Blindness
and mailed to:
Foundation Fighting Blindness
PO Box 17279
Baltimore, MD 21203-7279
name and VisionNation must appear on the check or money order in order for it
to be credited to your VisionNation Campaign.
Please never send cash.
by credit/debit card or EFT can also be made by calling 1-800-683-5555. The caller must give your name and mention
VisionNation in order for the donation to be credited to your VisionNation
Making gifts online through your web
page via a credit or debit card is the fastest and most efficient way to give