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May 12, 2023
Lindsey Blankenship, president of the Foundation Fighting Blindness Colorado Chapter, has created a one-of-a-kind Raising Our Sights Event. Wine for a Cure aims to spread awareness and fundraise on behalf of the Foundation Fighting Blindness with two signature wines from the Oregon Winery, Stoller Family Estates. The featured wines are a Chardonnay named “Variant” and a Pinot Noir named “Pigmentosa.”
Sep 26, 2022
Heather Napolitano started her DIY fundraiser, SeeShore Fest, seven years ago. The event has now raised over $109,000 to fund research finding treatments and cures for blinding diseases.
Jul 11, 2022
This year, the Foundation created a new fundraising initiative called Eye on the Prize, influenced by March Madness. The winner of the inaugural Eye on the Prize competition was Nicholls State University, raising $2,428. This winning team was led by Josh Cogswell, an assistant professor of management at Nicholls State University, who has his own personal connection to the Foundation’s mission.
Jan 24, 2022
Adopted into a musical family, Miles Hoyt picked up a guitar at just four years old, and he hasn’t stopped playing since. Now Miles, who has Stargardt disease, and his parents are using music to bring their community together to raise funds for blinding diseases with their DIY fundraiser, Smiles for Miles.
Nov 22, 2021
Sean Teare has completed a marathon and a triathlon as DIY fundraisers for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
Oct 11, 2019
The Bergstein family has always been passionate about helping the Foundation Fighting Blindness.