Our Affiliated Endowment

The Center for Vision Loss Endowment Foundation is an independent nonprofit corporation that is affiliated with the Center for Vision Loss and governed by a separate Board of Directors. The endowment foundation was established in 1980 to provide funding opportunities based on best investment practices that ensure our agency’s sustainability.


Endowment Foundation Board of Directors

Martin Lang, CPA, President
Lang, Faylor, Chomo and Company

Todd Donnelly, Vice President
The WorkShop Content Studios

John Sharkey, Treasurer
Concannon, Miller & Company, Retired

Thomas Reilly, Esq., Secretary
Gross McGinley Attorneys at Law

Richard Gerhart, CFP
Gerhart & Associates Financial Services

Lowell Hawk
Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K

Gary Pave
Gary Pave CPA, Retired

Edward Vogrins
E.J. Vogrins Asset Management, Retired

Endowment Board Meeting Schedule

  • Monday, January 25, 2021, 4:30 p.m., Lehigh Valley Campus
  • Monday, April 26, 2021, 4:30 p.m., Lehigh Valley Campus

Helen Keller Society

People who support the endowment foundation with a gift of $1,000 or more in cash, stocks, securities, insurance benefits, or retirement account benefits can join the Helen Keller Society. Helen Keller, the legendary teacher and humanitarian, inspired the agency’s creation in 1928 with a speech to Lions Club leaders in Bethlehem, PA. Donors interested in joining the Helen Keller Society are asked to contact our Advancement office.

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Lehigh Valley Community Foundation Fund

The Center for Vision Loss Fund by the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation offers an opportunity to make an endowment gift of any size.


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Our Transparency

See our Reports and Disclosures
See our Donor Relations Policies
See the endowment foundation’s GuideStar Profile

Contact for Information

Dennis Zehner, 610.433.6018, Ext. 241