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 three 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
An unforgettable night of savory cuisine, superb company, and seriously FUNNY comedy all to raise funds for sight-saving research!Learn More
Check out how fundraising helps the FFB
On January 24, 2018, Shorcan Brokers Limited contributed $10,000 to the Foundation Fighting Blindness as part of its 21st Annual Charity Day. Every year, Shorcan, TMX Group’s fixed income interdealer brokerage, donates one day’s profit to a variety of designated charities. 2019 marks the 11th year that the Foundation Fighting Blindness has been a beneficiary…
Sharon Colle, retired President & CEO of the FFB, was presented with the Sharon Colle Partnership Award on January 14, 2019 by the FFB’s Board of Directors. Thanks to many donors and friends, $190,000 was raised for this award, which recognizes Sharon’s significant achievements in building partnerships across Canada and internationally during her 27-year tenure….
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, family and friends of the Celebre’s came together in support of one very special little boy. Nicholas Celebre was born with Usher syndrome, a condition that causes deaf-blindness and often balance issues. Born profoundly deaf, he was fortunate enough to get cochlear implants when he was 12 months old. He also…
In 2009, Dave Sweeny, Michael Ovens, Erin George, and Martin de Sousa came together to develop a new way to raise funds in the fight against blindness. Their vision became a reality when, along with 45 other riders, they hit the road on a rainy day in Toronto for the first Cycle for Sight. That…