Light the Way

Light the Way

About This Campaign

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind's (CLB) 7th Annual Light the Way encourages people of all ages, particularly people who are blind or visually impaired, to maintain active and productive lifestyles. This year’s Light the Way fundraising event will provide participants with a morning of fun-filled exercise, camaraderie and musical entertainment. Join CLB and walk the scenic boardwalk in the Capitol Riverfront, participate in complimentary fitness mini-sessions, and enjoy lunch from on-site neighborhood food vendors. Following the walk and cool-down, take a seat in Yards Park and relax to the soulful tunes of accomplished blind pianist/musician, Mac Potts.

Support CLB by participating in the 7th Annual Light the WayProceeds from this year’s fundraising event will help CLB to remain a strong community resource for residents in the Washington metropolitan area for years to come.

Registration is FREE this year, but we encourage all participants to crowdfund! Click on "Participate in this campaign!" and register to walk. Once you register, be sure to hit the blue "Share" button on the upper right-hand corner of your personal campaign page. Use this sharing option as an easy way to spread the word through email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. and garner support for CLB!

About The Day

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • Yards Park
  • 355 Water St SE
  • Washington, DC, District of Columbia
  • 20003, USA
  • Time:
  • Oct 14, 2017 09:00 am to
  • Oct 14, 2017 12:00 pm

Safe Harbor

Shining Light

Guiding Light

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Campaign to Support Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) is an engaged, community leader in the Washington metropolitan area serving people of all ages who are experiencing vision loss. Clients of CLB receive service, training and employment resources that support the whole person, at every level of independence and stage of life. Through vision screenings, a mobile eye care unit, independent living skills training, support groups for youth and adults, career counseling and job placement, CLB enables clients to reclaim personal and professional independence by learning to advocate for themselves and address the challenges that arise from vision loss. CLB is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions to CLB are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. CLB's tax identification number is 530196609. 

Fundraising Participant Personal Goal Amount Raised
Jessica Kern
Jessica Kern
N/A
30000
$300
Rawia Alkhunaizi
Rawia Alkhunaizi
24500
$245 of $500 (49%)
24500
$245
Deborah Shum
Deborah Shum
20000
$200 of $100 (200%)
20000
$200
Janet Sifers
Janet Sifers
15677
$156.77 of $1,000 (15%)
15677
$156.77
JOCELYN HUNTER
JOCELYN HUNTER
N/A
11000
$110
Cathy Miller
Cathy Miller
10000
$100 of $1,000 (10%)
10000
$100
Bill McVay
Bill McVay
5000
$50 of $50 (100%)
5000
$50
JULIE VIANELLO
JULIE VIANELLO
N/A
2129
$21.29
Scott Ruth
Scott Ruth
N/A
0
$0
Lisa Payne
Lisa Payne
0
$0 of $500 (0%)
0
$0
Camille Britt
Camille Britt
0
$0 of $10 (0%)
0
$0
Vencer Cotton
Vencer Cotton
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Amber Woods
Amber Woods
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Sarah Mullins
Sarah Mullins
N/A
0
$0
Alexander Kern
Alexander Kern
N/A
0
$0
Phil Kern
Phil Kern
N/A
0
$0
Britnie Mcknight
Britnie Mcknight
N/A
0
$0
Larry Brown
Larry Brown
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Tawanda Lee
Tawanda Lee
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Carolyn Scales
Carolyn Scales
N/A
0
$0
Silvana Corrales
Silvana Corrales
N/A
0
$0
christina kavanagh
christina kavanagh
N/A
0
$0
Amy Reytar
Amy Reytar
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Kathy May
Kathy May
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Stuart Miller
Stuart Miller
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Kim Alfonso
Kim Alfonso
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
RON LENARD
RON LENARD
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Anna Quint
Anna Quint
N/A
0
$0
Patti Lyman
Patti Lyman
N/A
0
$0
Jenell Biggs
Jenell Biggs
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Joseph Pecoraro
Joseph Pecoraro
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Valerie Portney
Valerie Portney
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Jeremiah John
Jeremiah John
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Elaine John
Elaine John
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Kimberly Dubose
Kimberly Dubose
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Elizabeth Knipp
Elizabeth Knipp
0
$0 of $50 (0%)
0
$0
Allyson Jernagin
Allyson Jernagin
N/A
0
$0
Gurkirpal Singh
Gurkirpal Singh
N/A
0
$0
Sean Menken
Sean Menken
0
$0 of $25 (0%)
0
$0
Brenda Clinkscales
Brenda Clinkscales
N/A
0
$0
Michael Jacoby
Michael Jacoby
0
$0 of $2,000 (0%)
0
$0
Hannah Mullins
Hannah Mullins
N/A
0
$0
Mike Mullins
Mike Mullins
N/A
0
$0
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"We are excited to announce the seventh annual Light the Way event, taking place on Saturday, October 14th. For 117 years, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been supporting, training, and employing people who are blind or have severe vision loss in our community. Join us at Yards Park as we walk for independence of those individuals with vision loss. Let's make this an extraordinary event!"
Tony Cancelosi
President and CEO
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
  1. Kimberly Miller Dubose
    Kimberly Miller Dubose Kimberly Miller Dubose

    Please donate to this great cause!

    about 6 hours ago · Like
  2. Julie Vianello
    Julie Vianello gave a $21 donation to support JULIE VIANELLO
    1 day ago · Like
  3. Alaa, Ahmed and Yousef Alkhadra
    Alaa, Ahmed and Yousef Alkhadra gave a $25 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    4 days ago · Like
  4. Suzanne Keith
    Suzanne Keith gave a donation to support Janet Sifers
    8 days ago · Like
  5. Terro Ford
    Terro Ford gave a $25 donation to support JOCELYN HUNTER
    11 days ago · Like
  6. MV Financial
    MV Financial gave a $1000 donation
    11 days ago · Like
  7. Barry McVay
    Barry McVay gave a $50 donation to support Bill McVay
    CLB, keep up the good work!
    12 days ago · Like
  8. Trassey Boone gave a $10 donation to support JOCELYN HUNTER
    12 days ago · Like
  9. Michal Davis
    Michal Davis gave a $25 donation to support JOCELYN HUNTER
    13 days ago · Like
  10. Kathryn  Thurston
    Kathryn Thurston gave a donation to support Janet Sifers
    15 days ago · Like
  11. Sarah Mullins
    Sarah Mullins gave a $100 donation to support Jessica Kern
    We Love you Alexander!
    22 days ago · Like
  12. Tracey Edman
    Tracey Edman gave a $42 donation
    Dedication In Honor of: Eva Edman
    Thank you for all the wonderful work that you do!!
    22 days ago · Like
  13. Mohamed  Alkhunaizi
    Mohamed Alkhunaizi gave a $100 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    Feeling proud
    23 days ago · Like
  14. Shokofeh Motlagh
    Shokofeh Motlagh gave a $25 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    You're so wonderful!
    23 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  15. mohammed Alburaiki
    mohammed Alburaiki gave a $20 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    We support you and we are proud of you! Go cousin :)
    23 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  16. Bradley Woland
    Bradley Woland gave a $25 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    Have a great run! -Brad W
    23 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  17. Courtney Rubin
    Courtney Rubin gave a $50 donation to support Rawia Alkhunaizi
    Dedication In Honor of: Awsy!
    Go Rawia!
    23 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  18. Donald Scavia
    Donald Scavia gave a $200 donation to support Jessica Kern
    Dedication In Honor of: Alexander Kern
    26 days ago · Like
  19. Janet Sifers
    Janet Sifers gave a $105 donation to support Janet Sifers
    about 1 month ago · Like
  20. Pamela Taylor
    Pamela Taylor gave a $50 donation to support JOCELYN HUNTER
    about 1 month ago · Like
  21. kimalfonso
    kimalfonso kimalfonso

    I have registered for Light the Way 5k!

    about 1 month ago · Like
  22. Deborah Shum
    Deborah Shum gave a $200 donation to support Deborah Shum
    Dedication In Honor of: Norah the Wonder Dog
    about 1 month ago · Like
  23. Candy Scherer
    Candy Scherer gave a $100 donation to support Cathy Miller
    about 1 month ago · Like
  24. Amanda Cooke gave a $21 donation
    about 1 month ago · Like
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