Establish a Transportation Grant for blind residents of Gwinnett County in areas due to limited or no public transportation to attend monthly meetings. Transportation and Community Involvement is one of the biggest challenges for the blind and impede their participation in life activities which leads to isolation, loss of independence and even depression.
TLC (Tools for Living With Confidence Kit - Funding to provide newly blind individuals with a few small basic aids/devices with audio speech and tactile touch to maintain essential skills to continue daily activities.
Scholarships to attend the NFB National Convention which is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. The convention participants learn and network with members, family, teachers, professionals, employers and various agencies for the blind. The convention is a life changing event and members return empowered, ready to take on leadership roles and a more understanding that blindness does not have to hold them back.