Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 8:45AM to Noon
Location: Independence National Historical Park Philadelphia, PA
Walk Chairs: Kathy Fenstermacher and Jeffrey Gazzara
Chapter Presidents: Barbara Moffatt and Marie Raquet
Youth Chairs: Megan Marsh and Markie DeVoe

Philadelphia VisionWalk 2013

Spring Chapter Speaker Series and Vision Walk Organizing Reception!
Looking to network, hear about some great lifestyle and research topics or join the Philadelphia Chapter and get involved in the Philadelphia Fall VisionWalk?
Join us for our Spring Series and do just that!

Date:Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time:
6:30-8:30PM, Registration begins at 6PM
Place: Wills Eye Hospital, 8th Floor Auditorium
             840 Walnut Street
             Philadelphia, PA 19107
Parking information: When parking in the Wills Eye Hospital Parking Lot, please be sure to use the 1st Floor Lobby Validation Machine near the Secuirty Desk to receive your 15% discount
Speakers:
Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FRCSC
Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics
"Why get Genetic Testing?"

Kimberly Wolf, RD, CDE
"Eat Right for Sight & Your Optimal Health"

Please RSVP to Tasha Williams at 212-244-1470 or TWilliams@FightBlindness.org


Philadelphia Dining in the Dark Visionary Awards Dinner

Dining in the Dark is a distinctive sensory awareness experience in which guests participate in an unforgettable dining adventure in complete darkness to get first-hand insight into the challenges of the blind community.

This year, we are presenting the Foundation Fighting Blindness Visionary Award to Ron Jaworski for the impact that he has made in the world of sports and the local Philadelphia Community.

Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Time: 6PM - 9PM
Place: The Union League
           140 South Broad Street
           Philadelphia, PA 19102

To see how you can
support and be a part of this exciting event, please click here.

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
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. View our list of All Stars!

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 Jenn Pugliese at 212-244-1470 or JPugliese@FightBlindness.org

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!


FUNdrasing Around Town!

*Please support the Vision Warriors during their Flower Power Fundraiser though April 25,2014. 
Purchase your Spring flower products from Flower Power and proceeds go to the VisionWalk!

*Join the Vision Warriors for their Subway Fundraiser where a portion of sales will go to the VisionWalk!

Be brave and wear one of the vision loss simulators or be really brave and wear a mask for complete blindness. Help us raise awareness and donations while enjoying some food. Call ahead if in a hurry, eat in or take out. It all works. (610)838-3210.

Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Time: 4PM - 8PM
Place: Subway
           1862 Leithsville Road
           Hellertown, PA 18055

For more information, please click here.

*Join Team Megan at their Friendly's Fundraiser to enjoy yummy food and ice cream where proceeds will go to the VisionWalk!!!

Date: Monday, May 5, 2014
Time: 5PM- 8PM
Place: Friendly's
           6894 Hamilton Boulevard
           Allentown, PA 18106

For more information, please click here.

*Please join EYE LOVE LACEY at their Painting With A Purpose Party!

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014
Check-in: 2:00pm
Painting Begins: 2:30pm

Visit www.eyelovelacey.com to learn about Lacey's journey. 50% of the proceeds from this event will go to the Visionwalk!

To find out more and to register for this exciting event, please click here.


For more information or to register for the Walk, please contact:

Jenn Pugliese
212-244-1470  Square Bullet Point  JPugliese@FightBlindness.org

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 Please come back and see who are our early sponsors will be!