13th Annual Dallas-Fort Worth VisionWalk

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Foundation Fighting Blindness

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

The 13th Annual Dallas-Fort Worth VisionWalkis an annual fundraising walk for our Dallas & Fort Worth Chapter members and supporters.

Registration for the event will open at 8:30am, with the walk starting at 9:50am. We will need volunteers to arrive as early as 6:30am to help with set up.

This is a free event - there is no registration fee required. The event will feature a 5k walk, live music, food, and activities to entertain guests of all ages!

To register, make a donation, or learn about more ways you can participate, please visit: Give.FightingBlindness.org/DallasFortWorthVisionWalk.

If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please contact Kimi Huang at KHuang@FightingBlindness.org or 424-343-2539.

Thank you for volunteering your time and efforts to help make the VisionWalk a success! You are literally helping make the world brighter for millions of Americans!

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About Foundation Fighting Blindness

Location:

10350 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 250, Los Angeles, CA 90025, US

Mission Statement

The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments, and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

Description

The Foundation Fighting Blindness is dedicated to funding innovative research to find preventions, treatments, and cures for inherited retinal degenerative diseases. More than 10 million Americans are affected by blinding retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, and Usher syndrome. Since its founding in 1971, the Foundation has raised over $700 million in support of our urgent mission.

To achieve our mission, we fund pioneering research in a comprehensive program that includes cell biology, drug delivery, clinical and preclinical study, genetics, gene therapy, retinal cell transplantation, retinal implants, and pharmaceutical and nutritional therapies. The Foundation has funded thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide.

Thank you for volunteering your time and efforts to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness! You are literally helping make the world brighter for millions of Americans!

WHEN

Sat Apr 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM  

WHERE

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie1000 Lone Star ParkwayGrand Prairie, TX 75050

(32.77209,-96.98869)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • <6 hours

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