4th Annual Western New York VisionWalk
Date: Saturday, May 16th
Location: Canalside - Pierce Lawn, Buffalo, NY
Walk Co-Chairs: Kelly Geiser and Sarah Malburg
Youth Chairs: Austin Greenwood and Rachel Greenwood
Medical Co-Chairs: Jack Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D. and Gareth C. Lema, M.D., Ph.D.
Western NY VisionWalk Kick Off
Saturday, March 28, 2015
11:00am - 1:00pm
Questions? Contact Katie Van Benschoten at (212) 244-1470 or KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org
Are You a Team Captain?
Check out our VisionWalk Team Captain Packet which has all of the information you need to cheer on your team and paint Western New York blue and yellow!
Have You Collected Checks?
Enter your checks and then send them in to our office to watch your thermometer climb!
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: Western New York VisionWalk
80 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
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.
Spread the word to businesses and corporations by asking for their sponsorship support. Sponsorship solicitation is easy and rewarding. To order your sponsorship packets or for more information about "making the ask", please contact Katie Van Benschoten at 212-244-1470 or KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org.
Calling All Volunteers!
Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Western New York VisionWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers - individuals and groups of all sizes are welcome. Contact us today - we need your help!
Our Western New York VisionWalkers are planning some fun events around town to boost their FUNdraising! Support your fellow VisionWalkers and check out these great activities.
Are you planning a FUNdraising event? Let us know and we'll post it here and help you spread the word.
Team LS&S Optical Illusions FUNdraising events:
Texas Roadhouse - 10% Give Back Night
Tuesday, March 24th
4:00pm - 7:00pm
900 Young Street (Colvin Blvd), Tonawanda
Click here for the Texas Roadhouse Give Back Night flyer. You must present the flyer to your server to participate in the Give Back Night.
Buffalo's Best Restaurant - 15% Give Back Day
Wednesday, April 8th
ALL DAY UNTIL 10:00PM
Buffalo’s Best Restaurant
3700 Southwestern Blvd, Orchard Park
Must present flyer (coming soon) to participate
Order great low vision products with LS&S. Contact Wendy Greenwood directly via email/fax/or phone to place your order.
National Low Vision Specialist
The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined the "AmazonSmile" giving initiative.
AmazonSmile is a fast, easy, simple, and automatic way for people to support a charitable organization. Every time you spend, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to your chosen charity. Please share the link https://smile.amazon.com for members to sign up and choose "The Foundation Fighting Blindness" as their desired recipient.
For more information or to register, contact:
Katie Van Benschoten