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WCB Scholarship applications are now being accepted!

Washington Council of the Blind’s scholarship committee is pleased to be accepting applications for the 2024-25 academic school year.  Eligible students must be legally blind, residents of Washington State for a minimum of one year, and enrolled in a college, university, or vocational/technical school starting in the Fall of 2024.

Click application to access the online form to submit required information.  Each applicant will be verified and contacted by the committee to arrange interviews.  Good Luck, students!


Annual online Fundraising event is coming

Again this year, WCB and a number of local chapters and state-wide affiliates will participate in GiveBIG this spring.  The fundraising committee is hoping to secure matching funds, so check back in the coming weeks for more detailed information.  GiveBIG 2024 will be May 7-8, and early giving will begin April 23.

Seattle Times article of interest

Take a look at the Seattle Times article published on April 23 about daily tasks and challenges for blind and visually impaired people.  Seattle Times news article

Mission of the Washington Council of the Blind

Washington Council of the Blind is committed to promoting opportunity, equality and independence within the blind and visually impaired community through education, public awareness, and advocacy.

Statewide chapters keep you connected

With seventeen chapters and special interest affiliates, WCB has many opportunities for local activities and advocacy.  Make your voice heard.  To find a chapter near you visit our Chapters page or call 800-255-1147.

Join WCB online today or find a chapter near you

Opportunity – Equality – Independence

Business Office: PO Box 675, Yakima, WA  98907-0675
Administrative Office: 2117 O Ave, Anacortes, WA  98221-2567
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