Eastern Michigan

Contact Info

Ashley Weslock, Chapter President

ashleyfightingblindness@gmail.com

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Chapter Events

  • Mar 6, 2022 EST Event

    Michigan Bowling Fundraiser

    Presented by the Foundation Fighting Blindness Eastern Michigan Chapter.

  • Mar 6, 2022 EST Event

    Hope from Home – A United Night to Save Sight

    Experience incredible entertainment, amazing auction items, and the opportunity to connect with others through our live Party Rooms, while supporting the mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness – all from the comfort of your own home.

  • May 14, 2022 -12 Event

    15th Annual Michigan VisionWalk

    Since its inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $58 million to fund sight-saving research. Join your VisionWalk community! Together, we step closer to fighting blinding diseases.

  • Jun 17, 2022 EST Event

    VISIONS 2022 Conference

    VISIONS 2022, the national conference of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, is a one-of-a-kind event in which individuals who are visually impaired, and their families, have the opportunity to hear about exciting advancements in blindness research.

Eastern Michigan Chapter Speaker Series – 12.11.2021

Featured presentations:

  • IRD’s and Stem Cells
    Speaker: Abigail Teich Fahim, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Kellogg Eye Center University of Michigan
  • Services available to those with visual impairments at Ann Arbor District Library
    Speaker: Katie Monkiewicz, Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
  • Low vision services at Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living
    Speaker: William Purves, Director of Planning & Program Development, Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

Foundation Chapter Contact

Allie Sarwark

Manager, Chapter Engagement

+1 (847) 680-1096