Art is Her Best Friend

Yvonne is living her dream. She is an artist, dedicated to raising awareness and funds for vision research.

Become a Community Fundraiser

Community events are a fun way for you to join the fight against blindness and fund sight saving research. Host a fundraiser in your community today!

Out-pacing vision loss

Cycle for Sight founder and co-chair, Michael Ovens, will cycle any distance or run any length to help support sight-saving research.

Meet Molly Burke, FFB Youth Ambassador

Youth Ambassador

Molly Burke is a youth ambassador for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, educating the public about living with blindness while delivering a message of hope to those living with vision impairment.

Meet Norma Bastidas, mom on a mission

Mom on a Mission

Norma is the second person in history to run 7 of the planet's most unforgiving environments on 7 continents in 1 year in support of vision research. Read her about incredible journey.

Meet Dale Turner, proof that research does work

Miracles do happen

Dale Turner is the first Canadian to receive an experimental treatment and have some sight restored by gene therapy. Dale is proof that investing in research works.

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 one day bike ride that happens each year in Toronto and Ottawa. It offers two distances to make it fun for both novice and experienced riders. Thanks to all cyclists who came out and fundraised, Cycle for for Sight has raised over one million dollars! Ride solo or ride tandem. Come be part of Canada's only cycling event for vision research!

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Community Events

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

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