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.

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

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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


Dave Rideout, Communications Officer
drideout at |  Ext. 222

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



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

Simone Chow, Manager, Annual Giving & Direct Response 
schow at | Ext. 233
Josie Koumandaros, Donor Relations Coordinator  
jkoumandaros at  |  Ext. 262

Heather McEachern, Stewardship and Fund Development Officer
hmceachern at  | Ext. 267

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


Dr. William K. Stell, Ph.D., M.D., Expert Scientific Advisor
dr_bill at

Mary Sunderland, PhD, Senior Manager, Research & Education
msunderland 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


Jaime Alexanderson, Manager
jalexanderson at |  Ext. 230

Emelia Froom, Event Coordinator
efroom at |  Ext. 258


April Watts, Manager 
awatts at  |  Ext. 227




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