Media Stories

  • June 13, 2017

    Stem cells, gene therapy and devices that can beam images directly into the brain offer new hope to those without sight. Chief research officer of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Stephen Rose, gives his insights on the most promising approaches.

  • June 11, 2017

    Over 400 participants walked nearly three miles for the 11th Annual Fort Wayne VisionWalk, raising over $65,000 for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

  • June 06, 2017

    The power of philanthropy and giving pledges was the subject of a David Brooks column in the New York Times, including Gordon and Lulie Gund’s commitment to curing blindness through the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

  • June 05, 2017

    Two organizations, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, hosted the Visions 2017 Charity Golf Classic.

  • June 03, 2017

    The ability to see is something many of us take for granted every day. Hundreds of people touched by vision loss will come together to help fight blindness as part of the Fort Wayne VisionWalk at Headwaters Park.

  • June 03, 2017

    Hundreds walk at North Raleigh park to fight blindness at the Triangle's annual VisionWalk.

  • May 29, 2017

    Atlanta Hawks mascot joined 500 other volunteers at the Old Fourth Ward Park in Northeast Atlanta to raise more than $60,000 to fight diseases that cause blindness.

  • May 26, 2017

    Hundreds touched by vision loss will rally to fight blindness at the 11th Annual Fort Wayne VisionWalk on Saturday, June 10, at Headwaters Park – Germanfest Grounds. Walk participants are striving to raise $60,000 to support promising gene, stem cell, and pharmaceutical therapies research that could save and even restore sight.

  • May 12, 2017

    Swimmers joined their teammate, Michelle, by wearing blacked-out goggles as part of the third annual “Swim Like Michelle” fundraiser to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

  • May 09, 2017

    The Foundation Fighting Blindness provides information, support, and resources for Americans diagnosed with inherited retinal diseases. Altruistic FFB staff and volunteers come together to raise money and awareness on behalf of the visually impaired to let them know they’re not alone, according to