Fort Wayne Chapter

Contact Info

Rick Dahlstrom, Chapter President

fortwayne@fightingblindness.org

FoundationFightingBlindnessFortWayne

Chapter Events

  • Feb 19, 2022 EST Event

    Fort Wayne Chapter Virtual Speaker Series

    Featured presentations from Marc Arneson, Andrea Martinez, and Anne Palmer

  • 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.

  • Jun 11, 2022 -12 Event

    16th Annual Fort Wayne VisionWalk

    Since its inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $60 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.

Chapter Speaker Series – 9.25.21

The Fort Wayne Chapter Speaker Series featured the following topics and guest speakers:

  • Discover new drugs for retinal degeneration by zebrafish research
    Speaker: Dr. Yuk Fai Leung,  Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University
  • Enhance independence, integration and self-sufficiency for individuals aged 55+ with vision loss
    Speaker: Fred Fulkerson, Senior Blind Services Coordinator, The League
  • Motivational Speaker: Anthony Ferraro, ASF Vision

Foundation Contact

Allie Sarwark

Manager, Chapter Engagement

+1 (847) 680-1096