Note: Contributions to the GreenDrop program, Vehicle Donation program, and the Pre Authorized Contribution (PAC) Plan are tax deductible.
The National Federation of the Blind Seniors Division operates on a 100% volunteer basis. ALL of your donation goes toward supporting our programs for
- Education and outreach to our communities
- Newly blinded individuals and their family members
- Older adults losing vision
- Blind Veterans
- and so much more...
You can support the work of the organization by making your checks or money orders out to NFB Seniors Division and mailing it to:
Colorado Center for the Blind
2233 West Shepperd Ave.
Littleton, CO 80120
If you prefer to donate via a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account, please click on the following PayPal button.
Many employers support their employees’ charity donations by matching a portion of the funds an employee donates. Check with the human resources office of the company for details. If you need additional information, please contact NFB Seniors Division Acting President Judy Sanders at 612-375-1625 or firstname.lastname@example.org or NFB Seniors Division Treasurer Duncan Larsen at 303-847-8474 or email@example.com.
MiniVision2 Cell Phone Fundraiser
Are you a blind senior looking for an easy to use and accessible cell phone? Then the MiniVision2 is the cell phone you are looking for! To read a review, please visit https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm21/bm2105/bm210519.htm. When you order the phone and use the coupon code of NFBMV2, then the NFB Seniors Division will receive a $15 donation from RAZ Mobility. In addition, each phone sold will come with a free pouch with belt clip. For additional information, please visit www.razmobility.com, or contact Robert Felgar at 703-261-7036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pre-Authorized Contribution (PAC) Plan is a national program where individuals or organizations can pre-approve a certain amount of funds to be transferred from their bank account into the National Federation of the Blind’s general account. The minimum amount is $5 a month ($0.17 a day) and there is no limit.
The PAC Plan helps with:
- Distributing free literature
- Funding the Free White Cane program
- Funding the Free Slate and Stylus program
- Funding legal battles
- Assisting national scholarship programs
- Funding the Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy program
- Fund STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs
- Providing free web hosting for state affiliates through NFBNet
Please visit www.nfb.org/pac, download the PAC Plan form (PDF), or dial 1-877-632-2722 to create or increase your monthly PAC contributions. If you have any questions, please contact the accounting department at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or email@example.com.
Please watch the below PAC Plan video for additional details on the PAC Plan.
Leaving A Legacy
Dream Makers Circle
You can help build a future of opportunity for the blind by becoming a member of our Dream Makers Circle. It is easier than you think. You can visit your bank and convert an account to a P.O.D. (payable on death) bank account which is payable after your passing to the National Federation of the blind or one of our affiliates. Your legacy gift to the National Federation of the Blind or the National Federation of the Blind of South Dakota can be made in the form of a will or living trust, an income generating gift, or by naming us as the beneficiary of a retirement plan, IRA, pension, or a life insurance policy. You can designate a specific amount, a percentage, or list NFB as one of several beneficiaries. For additional information, please contact Patti Chang at (410) 659-9314, extension 2422 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/planned-giving.
The National Federation of the Blind has teamed up with GreenDrop to collect donations of clothing and household items. People living in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, DC, and Virginia can donate unwanted items through drop-off locations or by calling for a pick-up from their home or business. The funds raised from this program go to the National Federation of the Blind general fund to support programs for blind STEM students, veterans, and seniors, as well as the ongoing efforts to improve equality for the blind.
Please mark all bags and or boxes with NFB in order for the NFB to receive credit for the donations. The entire listing of accepted items can be found on the GreenDrop website, www.gogreendrop.org. GreenDrop accepts new or gently used items including:
- Clothing & Shoes
- Household Items
- Small Appliances
- Sporting Goods
- Books, CDs & Videos
- Small Furniture
To schedule a pickup, dial 1-888-944-DROP (3767) or visit www.gogreendrop.org. If you have any questions, you can contact the NFB GreenDrop coordinator Bridget Burke at 410-659-9314 x2271 or GreenDrop@nfb.org.
The National Federation of the Blind uses car donations to improve the education of blind children, distribute free white canes, help veterans, and so much more. We have partnered with Vehicles For Charity to process donated vehicles. Just call toll-free (855) 659-9314, and a representative can make arrangements, or you can donate online by visiting https://www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/vehicle-donations.
If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact the NFB Vehicle Donations coordinator Pattie Chang at 410-659-9314 x2422 or email@example.com.