6th Annual Western New York VisionWalk

Thank you to everyone who supported the 6th Annual Western New York VisionWalk! We had 250 people join us at Canalside on Saturday, May 20th. The day had a great atmosphere with all of our teams celebrating our success.

Our VisionWalk photos are coming soon. If you have photos to share please send them to us (KDanso@FightBlindness.org) or post them on Facebook and tag our Western New York page

While the walk has passed, the fundraising hasn't stopped. All donations received by June 30th will count for this year. We still have time to hit $50,000! Please send any donations to:

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Western New York VisionWalk
80 Broad Street, Suite 3301
New York, NY 10004

Thanks again for a great VisionWalk! Any questions? Give us a call at (212) 244-1470.


Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Location: Canalside - Great Lawn, 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY
Registration & Fun Begin: 9:00am
Stage Presentation Starts: 10:00am 
Walk Co-Chairs: Kelly Geiser and Sarah Malburg
Family Chairs: Sheri, Mike, Sean and Ryan Leach 
Medical Chairs: Steven Fliesler, PhD, FARVO; Gareth Lema, MD, PhD; and Jack Sullivan, MD, PhD 

Start of Walk







Check out all the great photos from the 2016 5th Annual Western New York VisionWalk!

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 here and then send them in to our office to watch your thermometer climb!

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. 

Jeanette & Reeve Dean

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. Click here to print a Sponsorship Packet.

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. Contact us today - we need your help!

Upcoming Events
Our Western New York VisionWalkers are planning some fun events around the area 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 to help you spread the word! If you have questions about any of the posted events please contact the NY office at (212) 244-1470.

VisionWalk Around Town!
Help advertise the Western New York VisionWalk by hanging up our flyers around town!

For more information or to register, contact:
Katie Van Benschoten
212-244-1470  Square Bullet Point  KVanBenschoten@FightBlindness.org  

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Visionary Benefactor

Genentech Logo

Gold Partner

Regeneron Logo

Silver Partner

Allergan Foundation Logo

Community Leader

Fichte Endl & Elmer Logo

Community Partner

GE Current Logo

LS&S Products

Phoenix Ability Center