Wish List

Early Intervention Babies Program (birth to 5 years old)

  • Toys made specifically for blind kids, such as Hug-A-Bug Rattle & Lights, Play & Sound Mat, Rolliphant Ball Track, Sensory Balls, Playskool Busy Ball Popper, Ultimate LEGO, Me in the Mirror
  • Sponsors for parent support groups
  • The use of bouncy houses, donated tickets to petting zoos, etc.
  • Partial program funding

Children’s Program (5-13 years old)

  • Bicycles and safety equipment
  • Arts and crafts materials
  • Braille board games and card games
  • Tickets to theme parks, ball games, etc.
  • Partial program funding

Teen Program (14-22 years old)

  • Gift cards for field trips
  • Invitations for “behind the scenes” visits to job sites
  • Speakers on careers, nail care, skin care, and other interesting topics relevant for teens
  • Volunteers to teach new things, such as dance, self-defense, etc.
  • Partial program funding

Independent Living Skills Program (Adults & Seniors)

  • Small kitchen appliances for training kitchens
  • Cookware, utensils, kitchen supplies, aprons
  • Class supplies (such as bold lined paper, 20/20 pens (bold markers), etc.)
  • Department store gift cards for class & food supplies (food supplies include peanut butter, jelly, cake mixes, brownie mixes, aluminum foil, parchment paper paper products, dish soap, canned soups, canned tuna)
  • Gift certificates for restaurants for training trips
  • Partial program funding

Employment Program & Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Donations to support employment training for persons who are blind and visually impaired.
  • Donations for equipment needed in the manufacturing and office areas at the Center.
  • Gift certificates for haircuts & clothes so clients can look their best for interviews and work.
  • Placement opportunities for job training, job shadowing and employment.
  • Partial program funding

General

  • Office supplies including copy paper, pens, file folders, books with large print, cleaning supplies, coffee, plastic utensils, paper products, etc.
  • Beep ball equipment, audible tennis game, accessible yoga mats
  • Guest speakers and instructors
  • Free professional printing, funding & postage for awareness campaigns

Fundraising

  • Gift certificates for products and services for auctions
  • Gift baskets for auctions
  • Other types of prizes for auctions
  • Event sponsors

This list is not all-encompassing, and it changes frequently. For more information, please contact:

Sylvia Perez
Chief Executive Officer
sperez@lvib.org
(727) 815-0303

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