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Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. (FFB)

Chief Executive Officer: William T. Schmidt
Constituent Service Coordinator: Mitsy Palmer
Address: 11435 Cronhill DriveOwings MillsMD21117-2220
Voice: (410) 568-0150
Toll-free Voice: (800) 683-5555
Toll-free TTY: (800) 683-5551
Fax: (410) 363-2393
Last updated: 2011 Jun 30

The mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc., (FFB) 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. FFB offers its information and referral services to affected individuals and their families as well as to doctors and eye care professionals. FFB also provides comprehensive information kits on retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and Usher syndrome. Holds a national conference approximately yearly: contact FFB for details. Publications feature articles on coping, research updates, and foundation news.

Frequency: triannual
Type: newsletter
Frequency: published about five times a year
Type: e-newsletter



Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action (FOLDA)

Founding President: Alice L. Hagemeyer, M.L.S.
Address: 2930 Craiglawn RoadSilver SpringMD20904-1816
Voice: (301) 563-9062
Fax: (301) 572-5168
Last updated: 2014 Apr 30

Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action (FOLDA) is a public service of Library for Deaf Action, the deaf-owned deaf cultural programming business of Alice L. Hagemeyer. FOLDA has no membership dues. FOLDA serves members of library friends groups and OSD (Organizations Serving the Deaf) in their need of library resources to advocate cost effective and efficient library services for the deaf community in their jurisdiction - locally, nationally, and globally. We welcome announcements and news relating deaf resources and library programs. To register for free subscription to FOLDA-E NEWS, please email your name, email address, and the name of your town to

Frequency: regularly updated
Type: newsletter