The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can have the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.
The National Federation of the Blind of Washington (NFBW) is the Washington affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind in the United States.
The NFB has many divisions and committees specializing in various aspects of blindness including divisions for parents of blind children, divisions dealing with various employment- and profession-related concerns of the blind including one for blind merchants and participants in the Randolph-Sheppard program, a division for dog guide users, a division for persons with diabetes, a division for blind students and divisions dealing with various hobbies and activities of the blind.
SAVE THE DATE! for The 2015 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Washington When: October 30-November 1, 2015 Where: Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport 18220 International Blvd Seattle Registration: $60 until September 30 $70 after September 30 & at the door (includes banquet) Room Rates: $99 + tax per night singles/doubles/triples/quads Details about reserving rooms and registration options will follow soon.
Are you a full-time student and Washington State resident who is legally blind in both eyes? If so, the National federation of the Blind of Washington(NFBW) encourages you to apply for our 2015 Scholarship. Each year, we give away two scholarships, one in the amount of $3000, and one in the amount of $2000. Applicants must also be available to participate in the 2015 NFBW Convention, held October 30-November 1 at the Red Lion Inn Seattle Airport. Click on the link below to see the application for more information and the requirements needed for a complete application. The scholarship deadline is September 18, and applications should be submitted to the email address: email@example.com before the application deadline. We look forward to your application and wish you the best as you continue your education.Bennett Prows
The National Federation of the Blind of Washington is proud to announce the formation of Washington Parents of Blind Children (WAPOBC), an affiliate of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC). Its President is Jennifer Gandarias. You May write to her at firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to go to the website of WAPOBC.
To remember the National Federation of the Blind of Washington in your will, you may include the following language: "I give, devise, and bequeath unto National Federation of the Blind of Washington, P.O. Box 2516, Seattle, Washington 98111, a Washington non profit corporation, the sum of $______ (or _____ percent of my net estate" or "The Following Stocks and bonds:______") to be used for its worthy purposes on behalf of blind persons."
Contributions Are Tax Deductible and much appreciated. For further information or if you have questions, please call the NFB of Washington at (425) 823-6380.
Have a car, boat or RV in running condition you no longer are using? Want to help the NFB? You can donate that car, boat or RV to the NFB, receive a tax deduction and know that your donation is helping to promote the welfare of the nation's blind including blind Washingtonians by raising their expectations of themselves so that they can achieve their dreams and live the lives they want. Call (855) 659-9314 with title, VIN and telephone number and a representative will assist you with the donation. To make the donation online, go to https://nfb.org/nfb-vehicle-donation-form.