9th Annual Nashville VisionWalk

We had a fantastic day at our 9th Annual Nashville VisionWalk on Saturday, April 11th!  Thanks to each and every one of you for everything you did to make our walk such a success! We brought in over $9,000 on walk day!  We have surpassed our goal for this year!

Over 300 walkers enjoyed a beautiful day at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to celebrate our fundraising efforts and bring us closer to a cure! We had beautiful weather, great food and good times with all our VisionWalk friends! A special thank you to our Walk Chairs, Jason and Gina Johnson and Medical Chair, Dr. Michael Politzer.

Thank you to our Sponsors, which included - Community Leader, Grand Fire Protection; Community Partners - Laura Gammons Memorial and the Music City Boppers; Community Supporters - Enhanced Vision, Dr. Michael Politzer, Hunter's Custom Automotive, Mitchell Advertising, Music City Masonry Contractors, LLC, Myra King, The Cumberland Holdings Co., and Tennessee Retina.

Also, a very special thank you to all of our in kind donors, Lowe's Home Improvement, Target, and Kroger

Congratulations to the winners of our team prizes this year:

  • Best T-shirt:  Isaac's Eyes
  • Team Spirit:  Stars in Your Eyes
  • Most Money Raised:  Shelley's Sore Feet for Sight
  • Largest Team:  TEAM GINA

And finally, a HUGE thank you to all the Team Captains, walkers and volunteers for your support, dedication and energy that made the walk such a great success! We truly could not do it without you!


Click the photo above to view the 2015 Nashville VisionWalk Photos! 

Have You Collected Checks?
Enter your checks here and then send them in to our office to watch your thermometer climb!

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: Nashville VisionWalk
4600 Marriott Drive
Suite 340
Raleigh, NC  27612

Become a VisionWalk All Star
Every individual who raises $1,000 or more for VisionWalk will be inducted into the All Stars Club and will receive a commemorative All Star pin on the day of the Walk. View our list of All Stars!

Nashville VisionWalk All Stars:
Peggy Ivie
Susan Freeze
Peggy Mitchell
Lisa Ferron
Gina Johnson
Jason Johnson
Trent Johnson
Shirley Chester
Roger Parker
Judy Parker
Shelley Hurt
Charlotte Owen
Julie Carpenter

Interested in Learning About Nashville's Chapter?
The Foundation has close to 50 chapters across the United States, including one here in Nashville. Chapters provide a supportive environment for individuals who may personally be affected by a retinal degenerative disease, has family or friends affected or those who work closely with a visually impaired client base. If you would like more informaiton about our local chapter, please contact Chapter President, Peggy Mitchell at Nashville@FightBlindness.org.



Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Community Leader:

Grand Fire Protection

Community Partner:

Laura Gammons Memorial
Music City Boppers


Community Supporter:

Enhanced Vision

Dr. Michael Politzer

Hunter's Custom Automotive Inc.

Mitchell Advertising 

Music City Masonry Contractors LLC

Myra King

The Cumberland Holdings Co.

Tennessee Retina