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.

Contact Us

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The Foundation Fighting Blindness
890 Yonge St., 12th Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 3P4

Call Us

Toll free 1.800.461.3331 | T 416.360.4200 | F 416.360.0060

Sharon M. Colle, President and CEO, FFB
scolle at

Michelle Pinnock, CPA-CGA, PCP, Senior Manager Finance and Administration
mpinnock at  |  Ext. 223

Sydney Luong, Administrative & Community Events Coordinator
sluong at | Ext. 221


Tamara Petrou, Director, Communications and Marketing
tpetrou at | Ext. 225

Dave Rideout, Communications Coordinator
drideout at |  Ext. 222

Samara Gravesande, Program and Social Media Coordinator
sgravesande at  |  Ext. 263


Ann Morrison, Director of Philanthropy
amorrison at  |  Ext. 232

Josie Koumandaros, Donor Relations Coordinator 
jkoumandaros at  |  Ext. 262

Michelle Moreno - Manager of Major Gifts
mmoreno at  |  Ext. 257


Simone Chow, Manager, Annual Giving & Direct Response 
jkoumandaros at  |  Ext. 262


Dr. William K. Stell, Ph.D., M.D., Director, Research Programs
dr_bill at

Lori Lyons, Scientific Information and Grants Manager
llyons at  |  Ext. 238


Ann Morrison, Founder
amorrison at  |  Ext. 232

Susan Techner, National Event Manager
stechner at  | Ext. 224

Arlene Willis, Event Coordinator
awillis at  |  Ext. 226


April Watts, Manager
awatts at |  Ext. 230

Victoria Scullion, Event Coordinator
vscullion at |  Ext. 258

Jamie Alexanderson, Manager (On Leave)


Debbie Dixon, Director, Marketing & Events
ddixon at  |  Ext. 227

Diem Luong, Project Manager
dluong at  |  Ext. 231



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