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Washington-Greene County Blind Association

Mission

To aide and assist the blind; promote training, employment, education and rehabilitation of the blind; to supervise, standardize and market blind-made products; and to prevent unnecessary blindness

Programs and Services

  • SPECIALIZED SERVICES - Transportation to doctors' appointments, health care facilities etc. is provided to those who qualify for the Blind Association's services. Support groups, Life Skills Education, Case Management, Advocacy.
  • PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS - Vision Screenings are offered to any child-related agency in the bi-county area. Education is offered to all who desire a presentation of an eye-related topic. Also, an Eye Safety Program is offered to all of the 4th bi-county 4th grades.
  • LOW COST OPTICAL DEPARTMENT - Eyewear is offered at cost to individuals who meet the low income guidelines of the program. A current eyeglass prescription is required.
  • EMPLOYMENT - Washington-Greene Co Blind Association operates a workshop where legally blind and blind workers are employed.
  • CHILDREN'S VISION PROGRAM - Financial support is available to those families who have children (0-18 yrs of age) who financially qualify. Help is given for ophthalmologist's visits and special eyewear and low vision tools for the child.
  • Richard Robinson Scholarship of $1000.00 is given to an individual who is planning to further education and must be blind/visually impaired; have a blind family member; or be pursuing a career working with disabled individuals.

Primary Revenue Sources

State Contracts; Workshop

Primary Fundraising Event

Dining in the Dark

2016 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-0965456
Revenue$660,687
Expenses$610,843
Net Assets$2,881,249

Contact

Name:Beverly Weimer
Title:Development Associate
Email:bevwgcba@gmail.com
Website:www.wgcba.org
Phone:724-228-0770
Address:566 East Maiden Street
Washington, PA 15301


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