Founded in Palm Beach County in 1946, Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches has been serving persons who are blind and visually impaired for over 70 years. Providing free programs and services, which include early intervention for blind babies; children’s vision screening; adult and children orientation and mobility assistance; and assistive technology training, the organization is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Agencies Serving People with Blindness and Visual Impairment (NAC), combined with professionally trained, tenured and accredited staff.
Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches serves over three thousand persons annually with local programs and services expanded over the years to include Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. The Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches Endowment Fund helps ensure the organization's Mission to “Assists Persons with Visual Impairments to Develop their Capabilities to the Fullest and to Utilize them in the Pursuit of Life, Which are the Right and Privilege of All” continue in perpetuity.
Thank you for your consideration of supporting The Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches Endowment Fund! You are always welcome to schedule a visit to tour our facility and meet our staff.
Read more about the Lighthouse for the Blind on their website HERE.
If you are considering making a bequest to the Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, we recommend the following language:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath _________ and No/100 dollars ($DOLLARS)... OR
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death,...
...to the Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, a nonprofit organization located at 700 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401.
If you would like information about other ways to give, including gifts that provide you with immediate tax deductions, income for the rest of your life and preferential treatment of capital gains taxes, click HERE or call Sheila Kinman at (561) 340-4503.