10th Annual Philadelphia VisionWalk
We had an awesome day at our 10th Annual Philadelphia VisionWalk on Saturday, October 8th! Special thanks to each and every one of you for everything you did to make walk day such a huge success. We brought in thousands of dollars on Walk day bringing our total funds raised to more than $225,000! Over 900 walkers enjoyed a great day at Independence National Historical Park to celebrate our fundraising efforts in support of the Foundation and the critical research it funds.
Corporate Chair: Dan Hilferty, President & CEO of Independence Blue Cross
Media Chair: Chris O'Connell, Co-Anchor, FOX 29 News
Walk Chairs: Heather Napolitano & Terri Gazzara
Medical Chairs: Tomas S. Aleman, MD & Michael A Klufas, MD
Family Chairs: The Price Family & The Venuti Family
Youth Chairs: Emma Lytle
Do you need materials to help you paint your community VisionWalk blue and yellow?! Click here to order your VisionWalk materials today!
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 Philadelphia blue and yellow!
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: Philadelphia 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 All Stars:
Heather Napolitano - Team SeeShore Captains
Steve McKenna - Team McKenna
Elizabeth Bromley - Team IX
Christina Miazgowicz - Team Maz
Dominick Napolitano - Team SeeShore Captains
Neasiha Rayani - Team Drexel Delta Gamma
Brooke Huff - Team Green-Eyed Lady
Steve Repsher - Team Nittany
Barbara Moffatt - Team Forbidden Drivers
Kristen Repsher - Team Nitatny
Tom Moffatt - Team Forbidden Drivers
Thomas Earle - Team Forbidden Drivers
Diane Huff - Team Green-Eyed Lady
Lora Swatko - Team Eye Believe
Charles Fenstermacher - Team Vision Warriors
Linda McElvenny - Team Vision Quest
Lynn Allen - Team Vision Quest
Patricia McKenna - Team McKenna
Spread the word to businesses and corporations by asking for their sponsorship support. Sponsorship solicitation is easy and rewarding. Check out our Sponsorship Packet for more information about "making the ask".
Calling All Volunteers!
Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Philadelphia VisionWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers. Contact us today - we need your help!
Our Philadelphia VisionWalkers are planning some fun events around the area to boost their FUNdraising! Support your fellow VisionWalkers and check out these great activities.
Flower Power Campaign! Team Vision Warriors is helping to cure blindness in a creative way - gardening! For every purchase made on this site Flower Power Fundraising will give 50% back to the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Check out this website and see how you can help today!
Are you planning a FUNdraising event? Let us know and we'll post it here and help you spread the word. If you have any questions about any of the FUNdraising events that are posted please contact our NY office at (212) 244-1470.
For more information or to register, contact:
Kative Van Benschoten
Support FFB & a local VisionWalker!
Please help Alex Cohen, Co-Captain of team Blind Melon with this research study he is conducting. This is a five minute survey that can be completed by anyone - visually impaired or not. The questions for this study focus on online accessibility issues. As a "thank you" for your participation, a $2.00 donation will be made to the Foundation Fighting Blindness (please make sure you select this organization). Please contact Alex Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thank you and here is the link!
Thank You to our 2016 Sponsors!
Community Champion Sponsor:
Fox Rothschild LLP
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Thank you to our In-Kind supporter: