Victoria Claire, a professional artist in contemporary sculpture for more than 25 years, will be working with the charity to show that it is possible to lead a limitless life despite a diagnosis of inherited sight loss.
RP Fighting Blindness has 20 places available for Tough Mudder this year! Take part on your own or with a team!
Dr Mariya Moosajee and her team will be at the Science Museum on the night of the 4th of August for Sensory Astronights, teaching families about how the eye develops and its genetics. There will be animations and clay modelling of eyes plus lots of other workshops and fun activities!
A Fundraising Gala Dinner - Eyes on the Future - is planned for 10th October at The Park Lane Hotel in London. Featuring dynamic entertainment, a cocktail reception, three course meal and ‘dining in the dark’ experience, this event promises to be a fabulous evening.
You can now donate via Facebook for RP Fighting Blindness! So why not celebrate a birthday or anniversary by asking friends and family to donate?
RPFB has launched a new series of monthly fundraising challenges for you to get involved in!
The Big Half Marathon will return to London on 10th March 2019.
On Wednesday we held an Extraordinary General Meeting to vote on whether to change the name of our charity from RP Fighting Blindness to Retina UK. This resolution was passed.
The 2018 London Marathon was the 38th London Marathon race and it took place on Sunday, 22 April 2018, in London, England. RP Fighting Blindness was delighted to be part of the event and we had 19 fantastic runners, raising over £30,000 for the charity so far!
I have written to our members to ask for their assistance in an important matter, the re-naming of our wonderful charity. This was done as we have become increasingly aware that the term RP is becoming less clinically relevant as science and understanding of inherited progressive sight loss increases.