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Now you can have the convenience of an OCR scanner in the palm of your hand

The KNFB Reader app is a revolutionary tool that you can use, with the touch of a single button, to read virtually any type of printed text, including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos, and many other documents. Accuracy is facilitated by a field-of-view report, automatic page detection, and tilt control.

Our National Organization Needs Funding To Complete Our Nation Wide Mission!!!!

As a national fundraiser, the National Federation of the Blind has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle donation program. The NFB\ís vehicle donation program accepts almost any vehicle, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. All donations may be eligible for a tax donation on your federal income tax return. For more information, including how to donate, please follow the above link!

Current Board of Directors

Elections are held every year at the state convention. All positions are two-year terms, with officers and two board positions elected on even numbered years and 2 board positions elected on odd numbered years.

Current as of the September 30, 2017 elections.
NAME POSITION
Grace Pires President
John Pimentel Vice-President
Angie Stabile Treasurer
Regina Connor Secretary
Rui Cabral Board Member
Molly Faerber Board Member
Leslie Fairall Board Member
Robert Pires Board Member
Richard Gaffney Board Member *

* Denotes a non-elected position for the immediate past president.