This past Tuesday several of us employees at Virginia Eye Consultants put our culinary skills to the test as we baked our hearts out to help fight against blindness!
Thank you to everyone who baked and donated, helping us raise over $450.00 to Vision Walk!
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Vision Walk, its a campaigned fundraising event of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. This campaign ads in the research of retinal disease. 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.
Over 40 devoted employees of Virginia Eye Consultants are dedicating their hearts…and feet!…to the Vision Walk taking place on May the 6th, starting at noon. For more information on the Vision Walk campaign, check out their website at: http://www.fightblindness.org/site/PageNavigator/VisionWalk_Homepage and help join us in walking for a cause!