STEM CELL BREAKTHROUGH

Encouraging results from the longest running stem cell transplantation trial to treat Stargardt disease and dry age related macular degeneration.

WHY DO PHOTORECEPTORS DIE?

Read more about Dr. Michel Cayouette's incredible discovery that may hold the key to photoreceptor protection.

Harnessing the Power of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Foundation-funded study suggests that patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) should be taking omega-3 supplements.

Finish What We Started

FINISH WHAT WE STARTED

Help us Finish What We Started to ensure that all research the Foundation has committed to supporting in 2014 receives its funding - donate today!

FFB Fundraising Events

Fundraising through events is a great way for you, your friends and your community to help find cures for blindness. Listed below are a few examples of how people have put their hope into action to help support FFB along with more information on the FFB's signature events.

Signature FFB Events

Comic Vision: audience laughingRide for Sight: Megan and Tom at the Kick OffCycle for Sight: Ottawa start line

  • Comic Vision is one of the FFB’s primary fundraisers, amounting to over $4 million in research funding. A much-anticipated annual comedy tour, Comic Vision is a unique event that combines hilarious talent with a casual atmosphere to create overwhelming community support in five Canadian cities. Check out our website for tickets and info!
  • Ride for Sight is the longest running motorcycle charity fundraiser in Canada and the world’s largest private fundraising initiative for vision research. The event has raised more than $20 million in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Visit our website to donate now.
  • Cycle for Sight is a fully supported, one-day cycling event in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Cycle for Sight will take place in four cities across Canada in 2015; Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and our newest event in Calgary. Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast or leisure rider, riding a single or tandem bike, Cycle for Sight is the perfect one-day ride! We offer different distance options, free training and personalized support every step of the way. REGISTER TODAY!

    Another way to get involved? We are always looking for volunteers to join our Cycle for Sight Planning Committees in each city. If you or someone you know may be interested in being a part of Cycle for Sight please email us at cycleforsight@ffb.a to find out how you can get involved! We couldn’t do it without the support of our hard working, dedicated volunteers. Thank you.

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Community Events

Visit our Community Events page to join a fundraiser near you, or to create your own!

You can help – support us today!

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