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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: Support Groups; Transportation; Life Skills Education; Case Management; and Advocacy in assisting individuals to affect change in their person lives.
  • PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS/EDUCATION: Eye screenings are done by an on-staff RN offered in varied locations. An Eye Safety/Blindness Awareness Program is offered to all of the 4th grades in Washington and Greene Counties.
  • LOW COST OPTICAL DEPARTMENT: Eyeware is offered at cost to individuals who meet the low income requirements of the program. A current eyeglass prescription is required.
  • CHILDREN'S VISION PROGRAM: Financial help and transportation is awarded to low income families for the visually impaired/blind child.
  • RICHARD ROBINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: A $1000.00 scholarship is awarded annually who is planning to further their education and is blind/legally impaired; or be a family member of a blind, legally blind or visually impaired person, or be pursuing a career working with disabled individuals.

Primary Revenue Sources

Fundraising; Donations;Grants

Primary Fundraising Event

Raffle Tickets

2017 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-0965456
Revenue$696,996
Expenses$678,787
Net Assets$3,072,964

Contact

Name:Beverly Weimer
Title:Development Associate
Email:bevwgcba@gmail.com
Website:www.wgcba.org
Phone:724-469-2160
Address:566 East Maiden Street
Washington, PA 15301

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