BENEFITING: Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.
Over 10 million Americans are losing their sight to retinal diseases. Let’s make it zero. A cure is in sight and your contribution, no matter how great or small, counts toward getting us there. All proceeds will: -SUSTAIN ONGOING RESEARCH - FUND THERAPIES & CLINICAL TRIALS - SUPPORT RDD COMMUNITIES The Foundation is fully committed to directing the highest possible proportion of its fundraising and other revenue to research. During the Foundation’s 2016 fiscal year, approximately 77 percent of its budget was devoted to retinal research and health education programs. Historically, the portion of the budget devoted to research and health education programs has never followed before an average of 75% of the Foundation’s overall spending. Throughout its 45-year history, the Foundation has funded major research studies that have driven significant advancements in treatments for retinal disease. Foundation funded research helped to create the sight-restoring bionic retina and helped create and advance gene and stem-cell therapies which hold the promise of restoring vision in people who today cannot see.