George was appointed to the AFBG Board in 2018.  For thirty years, he applied his training as a school psychologist to oversee three state and federally-funded centers that served over 1,000 children and youth with severe emotional and behavioral problems in Northwest Georgia.   With a lifelong interest in exceptional children, George assumed numerous leadership positions in mental health.  As a certified Life Space Intervention specialist, he trained psychologists, social workers, teachers and administrators in techniques to help special needs youngsters in crisis.   George is a native of Springfield, Mass.  He and his wife, Maria, reside in Birmingham, Alabama and have three adult children and several grandchildren.  George says, “helping the blind and sight-impaired is an expression of love and an opportunity to give thanks for one’s blessings.”

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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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2017 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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