4th Annual Western New York VisionWalk

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 New York VisionWalk


Download the Event Flyer vw sponsorship See Pictures from Last year's Walk

Western NY VisionWalk Kick Off

Saturday, March 28, 2015
11:00am - 1:00pm

Chef's Restaurant
291 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY  14204

RSVP for the Kick Off Brunch

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!

submit check information 

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: Western New York VisionWalk
80 Broad Street
Suite 3301
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. 

Sponsorship Campaign
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

vw sponsorship

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! 

Upcoming Events

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:

VisionWalk - Iris Only Blueyello copy.jpg Texas Roadhouse - 10% Give Back Night
Tuesday, March 24th

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Texas Roadhouse
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.

VisionWalk - Iris Only Blueyello copy.jpg Buffalo's Best Restaurant - 15% Give Back Day
Wednesday, April 8th


Buffalo’s Best Restaurant
3700 Southwestern Blvd, Orchard Park

Must present flyer (coming soon) to participate


LS&S Products

Online catalog:

Order great low vision products with LS&S. Contact Wendy Greenwood directly via email/fax/or phone to place your order. 

Wendy Greenwood

National Low Vision Specialist
800-468-4789 x217


AmazonSmile Logo

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
Events Director


Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Community Leader
Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare 

Community Partner

LS&S Products