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Eye-Link, Minnesota has granted over forty five assistive equipment packages to individuals and their families in the past twelve months!
We have delivered these vital adaptive technologies to hundreds of residents experiencing uncorrectable sight loss. We are an all-volunteer no salaries nonprofit charity. Our mission is to provide a wide array of highly specialized assistive technologies and equipment to family members, friends, and neighbors who are struggling with severe visual impairments. Adaptive or assistive technologies are hardware and software packages that give “voice” or Braille output to computers, smart phones, small scanners that can “read” household mail, food, and can labels.
The World Health Organization estimates that 4% of world’s population has uncorrectable sight loss! That translates in Minnesota to 250,000 people affected. You probably have a family member, friend, neighbor, or work colleague who is starting to, or is losing their functional sight. Children, teens, and seniors who Receive these unique life altering technologies from Eye-Link, Minnesota tell us that they immediately begins to reacquire their sense of independence and restore self-sufficiency. It can also puts a grant recipient on a path to a employment!
Learn more about the Eye-Link, Minnesota and the Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB) public/private partnership, and how to proceed with a grant application by listening to the “PodCast”. You can fill out on line or copy an assistive technology grant application by going to Grant Application!
Eye-Link, Minnesota has an unmatched record for effectiveness and efficient use of contributions. In both 2016 and 2017 ninety-three cents of every donated dollar went to the purchase of highly specialized technologies for folks losing their sight or who are legally Blind.
Please strengthen our ability to continue this critical community wide effort by donating today! You will better the lives of people who are facing the hurdles and challenges of severe visual impairments.
Your fully deductible contribution immediately impacts those in need.