The Foundation Fighting Blindness is supported by an incredible, nationwide community of fundraisers and volunteers determined to restore sight. From participating in one of our four signature events, to creating and hosting your own unique fundraiser, we encourage anyone interested in supporting research to get involved and help change the future for individuals and families living with vision loss.
Ride for Sight
Join thousands of participants for Canada’s longest-running charity motorcycle ride, and help add to over $20 million it’s contributed to vision research since 1979.Learn More
Canada’s most anticipated stand-up comedy fundraising tour travels coast to coast, raising money and lifting spirits. Come share the laughter and see the hope.Learn More
Cycle for Sight
Join sighted, low-vision and blind cyclists across the country as they pedal hundreds of kilometres toward treatments and cures for retinal eye diseases.Learn More
Host a Fundraiser
Each year, our dedicated volunteers take a personal passion or a wild idea and turn it into a unique fundraising event in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. In the last five years alone, our volunteers have raised over $50,000 to advance sight-saving research.
Are you passionate about organizing your own fundraiser?
Whether it’s a bake sale, a road hockey tournament or a fancy party, we’re here to support you through the process of turning your great idea into a successful fundraiser.
By hosting a fundraiser you will receive:
- A personalized fundraising page
- Helpful resources such as sample templates, letters and sponsorship material
- The ongoing support of our volunteer team
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