The Foundation Fighting Blindness

Basic Information

Address: 11435 Cronhill Drive Owings Mills, MD 21117-2220
Phone Number: 800-683-5555
Fax Number: 410-363-2393

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Additional Information

Executive Director: Mr. Gordon Gund
President: Mr. William T. Schmidt
Service Description: For a $25.00 annual membership fee, FFB offers information and referral services for affected individuals and their families as well as for doctors and eye care professionals. The Foundation also provides comprehensive information kits on retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and usher syndrome. Our newsletter, InFocus, and our e-newsletter, InFocus online, present articles on coping, research updates, and Foundation news. InFocus is published 3 times per year; InFocus online is sent approximately 3 times per year. Our national conference is usually held every year.
Mission Statement:

The urgent mission of The Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments, and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

Membership Fee: $25.00
Eligibility Requirements: N/A
Area Served: Nationside
Hours of Operation/Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm, Eastern
Services Offered:

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Conferences/Speakers: In most cases, annually.
Fundraisers: Refer to website under Events.
Support Groups: N/A


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Slogan: Driving research to save & restore sight.