Trained art teachers who specialize in education for the handicapped administer the ceramics workshop and the programs available to blind and multi handicapped.^03
  • The Lighthouse for the Blind started a pilot program for 4 multi-handicapped children several years ago.
  • The program has been a resounding success. Pieces are being sold and are on exhibit in several galleries.
  • We hope to expand the program to include a minimum of 10 multi-handicapped adults with a focus on developing facilities and support services to allow them to excel in art ceramics.

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Goal: $75,000

With the elimation of governmental funding in Greece, the blind have very few resources for basic supplies, education, healthcare and employment opportunities. Please consider donating to our endowment which is 100% volunteer run and sends 100% of the funds raised to the Programs We Support.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in contributing to assist with our foundations vision. Please note that donation funds are immediately applied toward the campaign that they support. For this reason donations are final and cannot be returned.

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American Friends of the Blind in Greece: Our Vision

The American Friends of the Blind in Greece works toward a day when blind and severely sight-impaired people in Greece have access to the best possible support and opportunities available to blind people worldwide.


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The Need Continues

After decades of slowly improving circumstances for the sightless in Greece, conditions for the blind have taken a drastic downturn as a result of the faltering economy of Greece. If you have ever considered helping to improve the lives of others less fortunate than you, now is the perfect time to act.

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