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WCB, Near or Far Together We Are
The 2021 WCB virtual convention is coming October 28th through the 30th and registration is open now! Plan on joining the lively and informative sessions on various topics, the fundraising auction, family-friendly games and social events, the WCB business meeting and Board meeting, and, of course, our banquet. It’s everything you love about convention, accessed from the comfort of your home. Registration is only $25 and WCB members get an early bird rate which expires September 30. Check back here for further details as they are finalized. Click here if you’re ready to register.
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.
Thank You for your support during GiveBIG 2021!
This year’s online fundraiser more than doubled the results from last year. A great combination of first time donors, repeat donors and matching funds made all the difference. Donations are now accessible year-round. Find out more at the Give Big Washington site.
New chapters going strong
Welcome to our newest local chapter, Clark County Council of the Blind, located in the Vancouver area. President Bob Cavanaugh and his fellow officers are excited to be a part of WCB and be advocates in their community.
Our newest special interest affiliate, WCB Diabetics, has almost doubled their membership since chartering in 2020. To connect to their monthly calls or find out about upcoming speakers, call 800-255-1147.
With chapters across the state offering local activities and advocacy, you can make your voice heard. To find a chapter near you visit our Chapters page.
Opportunity – Equality – Independence
Business Office: PO Box 675, Yakima, WA 98907-0675
Administrative Office: 11409 88th Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98373
Buzzline: (800) 255-1147