WELCOME TO THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF MAINE
The voice of the blind-changing what it means to be blind in Maine.
The NFB of Maine is the state affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind of Maine shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind of Maine and the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of Maine; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local chapters and state meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.
Help us accomplish our mission by donating to our cause. Your gift can be used as a tax credit, for we are a current 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The PayPal button provided below is a safe and easy method for making your monetary contribution. Thank you.
Our national organization also 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’s 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 this link!
Also, join us on one of our monthly meetings of the Lighthouse At Large Chapter, held on the third Thursday, of each month at 7:00 PM via phone conference.
Other NFB sites which we feel are important to bring to your attention are:
VIEW MAINE'S EVENTS & WRITINGS
Read issues of Maine's Newsletter, "NFB of Maine NEWS MATTERS"
Resources for the blind in Maine