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Happy 10th Anniversary Charlotte VisionWalkers!

Did you know that over the last decade, the Charlotte VisionWalk has raised over $650,000 for critical, sight-saving research?  With numerous clinical trials now underway, VisionWalk is more important than ever. 

Since the first Charlotte VisionWalk ten years ago, there have been incredible advances in the fields of gene therapy, stem cell research and more.  We are close to finding a cure for blinding retinal degenerative diseases!  Every step at VisionWalk brings us closer!

 
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The energy is starting to build and we can feel it as we begin to approach this year’s Charlotte VisionWalk!  To help get the electricity started, Current, powered by GE is going to award $1,000 to the walk team which raises the most dollars in 24 hours. 
 
Beginning on today, August 26th at 6:00 p.m. and ending on Saturday, August 27th at 6:00p.m., gather your friends, family, business colleagues and everyone you know to help you bring in the highest amount of money for this year’s walk.

Make sure the donations are entered on your thermometer.  If you have checks or cash, enter the donation information here and it will be entered on your thermometer!

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10th Annual VisionWalk Details

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Walk & Program Start: 10:00 a.m.
Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, NC 28207

 

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT
Is your team planning a cool activity to raise awareness or funds for VisionWalk?  Be sure to share your plans with your Charlotte VisionWalk staff so we can share here on the website as well as our eblasts and social media sites!  Our teams are off to a great start!

TEAM LANE
Team LANE is hosting a GIANT yard sale, car wash and cook out to benefit the VisionWalk.  Mark your calendars for September 24th.  Check out the flyer for information on supporting or participating in the Team LANE event!

 

Thank you to our Early Sponsors!

Community Leaders $2,500

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2015 MyEyeDr

Horizon Eye Care

Community Partners $1,000

River Hills Lions Club

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Congratulations VisionWalk All Stars!

Susan Thomas
Eyes on the Prize

Reba Stewart
Team LANE

 

Have You Collected Checks?

Enter your checks here and then send them in to our office to watch your thermometer climb!

Or mail checks to our office:
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: YOUR TEAM NAME
4600 Marriott Drive, Suite 340
Raleigh, NC 27612

For more information, contact:

Lesley Ireland
919-781-8014  Square Bullet Point  LIreland@FightBlindness.org

 

Calling All Volunteers!

Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Charlotte VisionWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers. Contact us today-we need your help!