4th Annual Western New York VisionWalk
Date: Saturday, May 16th
Time: Check In at 9am / Stage Presentation at 10am
Location: Canalside - Pierce Lawn, 44 Prime Street, Buffalo NY 14203
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.
Congratulations to our first VisionWalk All Star!
Marge Vitale - Margenchargers
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 event:
Buffalo's Best Grill & Catering - 15% Give Back Day
Wednesday, April 8th
3:00pm - 10:00pm
Buffalo’s Best Grill & Catering
3700 Southwestern Blvd, Orchard Park, NY
Click here for the Buffalo's Best Grill & Catering Give Back Day flyer. You must present the flyer to your server to participate in the Give Back Day.
The Geiser Gang and What's In Sight for Sarah FUNdraising event:
Smiles 4 Sight at Buffalo ComedySportz
Sunday, May 3rd
6:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
4476 Main Street, Amherst NY 14226
(Corner of Harlem & Main - Snyder Square)
$15 Per Person - includes show and chance at door prize drawing
Food and drink available for purchase
Huge Basket Raffle and 50/50 Raffle
Tickets are limited, so get yours today!!
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
ALP Steel Corp.