September 18, 2013

Pittsburgh VisionWalk

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 Sunday, September 29, 2013

Pittsburgh VisionWalk – VisionWalk Website



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Since its inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $28 million to fund sight-saving research. As promising treatments move into critical human studies, the need for research funding is greater than ever.Join the tens of thousands of people who have taken important steps toward a cure by participating in a 5K VisionWalk. Find a Walk near you and register today!
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Foundation Fighting Blindness
VisionWalk is a signature fundraising event of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Over 10 Million Americans are affected by blinding retinal diseases including macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa and Usher syndrome. The Foundation Fighting Blindness is working to find treatments and cures for these devastating diseases. By funding leading edge research in area such as genetics, gene therapy, transplantation, artificial retinal implants and pharmaceutical and nutritional therapies. The Foundation Fighting Blindness is making a difference today to make the world a brighter place for those suffering with retinal degenerative diseases.
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Pittsburgh - Poster Brochure 2013Thank You for attending the Kick Off Luncheon!If you missed the Kick Off Luncheon on July 20, please contact Events Manager Steve Sroka so you can receive posters, brochures, and materials necessary to help make your fundraising experience for the Walk a huge success!Or click here to Order Materials.

Walk Information:

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013
Heinz Field – The Great Lawn
North Shore Drive
at Three Rivers Park Walkway
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Walk Start:
9:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Walk Chair: Bethany Peters
Family Chairs: Cindy and Mark Taliani
Medical Chairs: Joel S. Schuman, M.D., Director, UPMC Eye Center
Ian P. Conner, M.D., Ph.D.
Jenny Will, M.D.
Youth Chair: Benjamin Peters
Emcees: Andrew Stockey, ABC Channel 4
Brian “Monty” Montgomery, Y108 Radio

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Join the VisionWalk All Stars Club!
Every individual who raises $1,000 or more for the Pittsburgh VisionWalk will be inducted into the All Stars Club and will receive a commemorative 2013 All Star pin on the day of the Walk.

Sponsorship Campaign
Spread the word to businesses and corporations by asking for their sponsorship support. Sponsorship solicitation is easy and rewarding.To order your sponsorship packets or for more info about “making the ask,” please contact Steve Sroka at (847) 680-0100 or SSroka@FightBlindness.org.


Team CaptainsAre You a Team Captain?
Check out our VisionWalk Team Captain Packet which has all of the information you need to cheer on your team and paint Pittsburgh blue and yellow!


Help spread the word through Facebook!
Pittsburgh - Facebook 2013We have a VisionWalk event page, where you can “Share” this event with all your Friends, and help us reach hundreds of people very quickly.  It’s at 2013 Pittsburgh VisionWalk in Facebook.



For more information or to register, contact:
Steve Sroka, Event Manager
Foundation Fighting Blindness
977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
(847) 680-0100  Square Bullet Point  SSroka@FightBlindness.org

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