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The New York City VisionWalk is just a few weeks away and our VisionWalk Warm Up is this Saturday (April 19th)!

Many thanks for all you are doing to help us get to goal! If you need any support with your fundraising or team building, please contact the New York team at (212) 244-1470. 

Looking for something fun to do on Saturday morning (April 19th)? Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness team at the Central Park Bandshell (map below) for a VisionWalk Warm Up! We'll be setting up a mini-walk to get everyone ready for the main event on May 3rd. All are welcome (but please let us know if you think you might attend). We'll have music, refreshments, and a short stage presentation followed by a 1.8 mile walk in the park. All of this gets underway starting at 8am (walking around 9am).

New York City VisionWalk - Route Map

If you have collected donations and would like to mail them in, please send them to:

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

Be sure to include your team name with the checks and if there are any special notes about who should be credited. Also, checks should be made payable to "Foundation Fighting Blindness."


Upcoming Team Fundraising Events

Join the members of the SUNY College of Optometry team and Team Veloce for two great happy hour fundraisers - both coming up on Thursday, May 1st.

SUNY College of Optometry
A Very Minion Happy Hour

O'Casey's Irish Pub
41st between 5th and Madison
Thursday, May 1st from 6-11pm

A $5 donation will get you drink and appetizer specials all night! 

No RSVPs necessary.

Team Veloce
Sip specialty craft cocktails while supporting a good cause! 

Sweetwater Social 
 643 Broadway (at Bleecker Street)
Thursday, May 1st from 5:30 - 8:30pm

Guests donating $20 will receive a complimentary cocktail.

Sweetwater Social Event Flyer


Walk Information:

Date:   Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time:   Check-in: 8:00am Walk: 9:00am

Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Avenue
Queens, NY 11368

Mets-Willets Point stop on 7 Train and LIRR (Port Washington Line) 

Walk Chair:   Michelle Veloce
National Trustee
Medical Chairs:  

Alice Cohen, MD
Susan Schuettenberg, OD, FAAO 

Youth Chairs:   Angelina and Adam Romero

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Are You a Team Captain?
Team Captains  
Check out our VisionWalk Team Captain Packet which has all of the information you need to cheer on your team and paint New York City 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: New York City VisionWalk
80 Broad Street, Suite 3301
New York, NY  10004

Calling All Volunteers!
Are you looking for another way to get involved with the New York City VisionWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers. Contact us today - we need your help!

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
For more information or to register, contact:
Katie Van Benschoten
212-244-1470  Square Bullet Point  




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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.
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Jillian Davis

Steve Fialkoff

Irene Kamaroff Goodman

Remy Grillo

Roberta Mallman

Michelle Veloce





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