Nov 19, 2020

Foundation Fighting Blindness Launches

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This official store offers branded apparel and merchandise designed to spread awareness and raise funds for the Foundation’s mission.

Media Contact:
Chris Adams
Vice President, Marketing & Communications

COLUMBIA, Maryland November 19, 2020 – The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, launches an official merchandise store – With a variety of branded apparel and merchandise, these products will help increase awareness and support the Foundation’s mission.

The branded apparel includes Fighting Blindness and VisionWalk adult and youth size t-shirts, fleece hoodies, baseball caps, and beanies. Other products include YETI® tumblers, koozies, face masks, and items for dogs or guide dogs such as bandanas and collapsible bowls. New products will be added to the store in the coming months – including holiday-themed items.

“We are very excited to launch our new merchandise store just in time for the holiday season to further the Foundation’s mission and continue to raise brand awareness,” says Jason Menzo, COO at the Foundation. “From shirts to hats to items for your furry friends, this new store allows our Fighting Blindness family to show off their commitment to fighting blinding retinal diseases.”

To learn more and start shopping today, visit

About the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Established in 1971, the Foundation Fighting Blindness is the world’s leading private funding source for retinal degenerative disease research. The Foundation has raised more than $800 million toward its mission of accelerating research for preventing, treating, and curing blindness caused by the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases including: retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and Stargardt disease. Visit for more information.