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TODAY'S THE DAY #GIVINGTUESDAY 2020

IT'S GIVING TOOLS-DAY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE OF BROWARD.

BENEFITTING DISTANCE LEARNING FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN AND ADULTS.  

Today we are raising funds to support our Tools, Tactics, and Triumph: Funding independence and distance learning for blind and visually impaired children and adults campaign. 

We believe that blind and visually impaired individuals living in Broward County should still have access to specialized rehabilitation and training to enhance their independence despite the pandemic and social distancing recommendations. 

This Giving Tuesday, the Lighthouse invites you to ensure that our clients have the tools and materials that will allow visually impaired children, teens, adults, and seniors to receive our services free of cost virtually in the safety of their homes.
 

Here’s what your Giving Tuesday gift can do.
 

$25 provides a client with a handheld voice recorder or a full spectrum task light.
$50 provides a client with a white cane complete with a specialized tip. 
$100 provides a low vision exam to a visually impaired child or adult.

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How your donations support our cause this Giving Tuesday: 

$25 provides a client with a handheld voice recorder or a full spectrum task light.

$50 provides a client with a white cane complete with a specialized tip or a talking watch.

$100 provides a low vision exam to a visually impaired child or adult.

$150 for a survival kit: including a white cane with specialized tip, talking watch, 20/20 pens, bold print paper, full-spectrum task light, large numbered, talking alarm clock, oven gloves, contrasted cutting board, large print calendar, large playing cards, and bump dots.

$250 provides 5 hours of assistive technology training, the pathway to literacy, and full competitive employment for a blind or visually impaired adult.

$500 provides 10 weeks of virtual fitness classes for 25 diabetic blind or visually impaired adults and seniors to improve their health and physical activity.

$600 Provides 4 weeks of virtual instruction in vital skills for maintaining independence: Services can include Braille, safe travel, diabetes management, cooking, managing finances, or computer classes. 

$1,000 pays for 15 sessions of safe travel mobility training that can help prevent senior falls and broken hips (such incidents cost the nation more than $1 billion a year in hospitalizations).

$1,500 will help us purchase 3 new Braille writing machines that clients can use for distance learning.

$2,500 will provide seasonal activities boxes for 20 youth who will participate in our 2020 winter camp that will offer relief to families during the holiday recess.

Visit our Facebook or Instagram to see Giving Tuesday updates and other ways you can support the Lighthouse of Broward's 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign.