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      2020    OCTOBER

BLINDNESS AWARENESS MONTH 2020 EVENTS!

In celebration of Blindness Awareness Month in October 2020, Vision Resource Center will host a month-long series of events to engage the community in the VRC Mission.

 

The goals are to 1) raise awareness of VRC and the mission. 2) raise $30K over the course of the month.

October 11-17 Virtual 5K (Participants receive t-shirts etc.)

 

Individuals will do a 5K "your way" (walk, run, bike, swim etc). You can do your 5K as an individual or lead a fundraising team. We are asking everyone to walk 10 steps with assistance and safely with your blindfolds to understand our mission.

A.  Lead your own 5K Team and Fundraiser for VRC  click here

B.  Help the VRC and do a 5K your way ..... Send us your Photo and Video  click here

 

On Thursday, October 15th we will be celebrating "White Cane Awareness Day" the white can is a symbol of independence for people with visual impairment. Join the Board, Staff, and some of the VRC family members as we walk our brand new walking trail for our 5K. This event will be live and streamed.

 

October 18-30 Out of Sight Auction

 

Our virtual silent auction will take place during this time. There will be items such as sports memorabilia, unique experiences, items from our local shops and "Mystery Blind Boxes" you will be bidding on items "blindly" all blind boxes will have a minimum value of $50.00 and will be amazing #trustus

 

October 30 Virtual Gala

 

"Our Love is Blind" Virtual Gala .....We will be hosting live from the VRC an event that will truly be a fun filled night. We have a mixologist mixing and shaking our signature drink for the evening that you can try at home; local djs in a little friendly competition against our very own DJ "Q"; Guy Unger Band and many more acts that will ignite your Friday night while raising awareness and money for the VRC 's mission.

 

Sponsorship Levels:

Focus Sponsor -$250

  • Your company name or logo will be listed on our 5K "your way" t-shirt

  • Acknowledgment at Virtual Gala

Vision Sponsor- $500

  • Your company name or logo will be listed on our 5K "your way" t-shirt

  • Your company name or logo will be recognized on all social media, VRC website and all printed materials

  • Special Acknowledgement at Virtual Gala

20/20 Premiere Sponsor- $1000.00

  • Your company name or logo prominently recognized on our 5K "your way" t-shirt

  • Your company name or logo will be recognized on all social media, radio interviews, VRC website and all printed materials

  • 30 second spot at our Virtual Gala which will highlight your choice of your business or spotlight of one of our VRC members

October 1 -10 Blind "Dine-In" Challenge click here  

Test your other senses and have dinner with your family blindfolded while raising money for the VRC....CHALLENGE another family to join in the VRC Blind Dine-In .... send us your photo and video, Let's have some fun and support the blind and visually impaired in Cumberland and surrounding counties.

Your experience will showcase at our "Love is Blind" Gala on October 30th.

You Can Help

How can you help blind and visually impaired adults and children? Consider volunteering your time or making a gift in support of VRC.

Volunteer

We are fortunate to benefit from the extraordinary efforts of our volunteers and a dedicated board of directors. We welcome new volunteers who can help us from assistance with general Center activities, sharing their gifts and experience through special programs, presentations or grant writing.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our volunteer organization or to learn more about our programs and services please complete the email form below. 

Donate

We are grateful for our generous supporters. If you would like to make a donation, you can do so online or by mail.

Gifts can be mailed to:

Vision Resource Center
PO Box 87385
Fayetteville NC 28304

 

For questions, please call our Executive Director, Terri Thomas, at 910-483-2719

2736 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville, NC  28312 | (910) 483-2719 | vrcexdirector@gmail.com

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