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“Adapt to What You Have and Never Give Up.”

February 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

Being young and being philanthropic don’t often go together, and for good reasons. Young people, especially those between 17 and 30, face challenges that are both daunting and unprecedented: tuition fees are inflated, job markets are increasingly constrained, and home ownership is often beyond reach. These challenges are heightened for those living with vision loss…

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Vitamins, Vitality, and Vision Loss

February 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

“Eat your carrots!” is a refrain that conjures nostalgia—and sometimes dread—for many of us. But it looks like parents around the world were on to something. Carrots won’t give you the eyesight of a superhero, but they contain enough beta-carotene to contribute to healthier eyes. Beta-carotene is used by the body to produce vitamin A,…

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Everything You Need to Know About FFB Canada’s Patient Registry

February 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

Fill out the online form on our Patient Registry page to learn more about how you can enroll. Click here to download a printable version of this article/fact sheet: PDF/Word. The Patient Registry is a secure medical database that was designed to connect people living with inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) to clinical trials, to improve…

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Comic Vision Tickets On Sale Now!

February 6th, 2018 by FFB Canada

We are thrilled to announce that Comic Vision is back for another hilarious year of sight-saving comedy. Since 1999, Comic Vision has spread hope and humour coast-to-coast and raised a game-changing $9 million for sight-saving research, treatments and cures for blindness. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! On Thursday, April 19th, Comic Vision Toronto kicks off this year’s tour…

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Thanks to Shorcan for letting us close the market yesterday and once again choosing us as a recipient of their charitable day. They're donating $5,000 to the FFB!! #shorcancharityday #shorcanbrokerslimited pic.twitter.com/wE8Wdvb7fk

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