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Foundation Fighting Blindness

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors


6925 Oakland Mills Road #701Columbia, MD 21045 United States

Organization Information

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. The Foundation is a beacon for those affected by these blinding diseases. Join the fight and help us accelerate our mission.


Since its inception in 1971, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised over $816 million and funds thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide.


Would you recommend Foundation Fighting Blindness?
8 reviews Write a review
by Fatima I. from Virginia Beach, VA (March 8, 2018)
It huts closw to home. My uncle who rescued me from a tough situation lost his sight and was a man who lived his life in service to others.
by Lauren F. (July 9, 2016)
Volunteering with FFB was a great experience. Everyone was super friendly, the event was beautiful and very well run, instructions were clear and easy to follow. Highly recommend!
by Jewel J. (June 17, 2016)
It was a fun experience volunteering for the Atlanta VisionWalk. The team and staff were very kind and helpful.
by Kayla W. from Greensboro, NC (September 29, 2015)
I loved the environment, everyone was so helpful to each other and I talked to people as if we were already friends.
by Diana M. from Lutz, FL (November 1, 2014)
Everyone was so positive there and really made me feel like I was important to the organization as a volunteer.

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