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Avondale Wine and Cheese hosts the Association for the Blind’s April Happy Hour          

Join us on Tuesday, April 28th from 6:00-8:00PM. For every glass of wine, Avondale Wine and Cheese will donate $1 to ABVI!

Please see the link for additional information

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$100 maintains and feeds a guide dog companion for one month

$250 provides vision screening, glasses, if needed, and a referral for more serious eye conditions for 2 medically indigent adults

$5,000 makes it possible for us to purchase 2 Braille Readers

testimonialWhat People Are Saying

Thank you for my glasses. I can see so much better now.  Everything looks so much closer.  And I can see the smart board in all my classes!  I appreciate your kindness. ~ Sophia

Because of you, I'm going to get my life back!! To be able to see again and for the headaches to go away is the answer to prayer, and I have you to thank.  What a tremendous, wonderful gift you have granted to a total stranger! ~ Carol

Thank you all for helping us stay afloat in this face paced world of electronics and computers.  I am truly happy there is iPad with settings to fit our visual needs.  Thank you for helping us keep up and not be left behind because of our disability.  ~ Sharon

From one of our guide dog partners..."Please tell your donor that Ginnis and I thank them beyond measure and they are turning out to be our New Year's angel!" ~ Traci

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Take the lead to support Guide Dogs

A new national survey of Guide Dog handlers across Australia has revealed that working Guide Dogs are experiencing high levels of attacks and distraction problems from other dogs, causing their handlers anxiety and compromising their safety and independence. This 30-second TV advertisement has been created to encourage the public to ‘Take the lead’ and help […]


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Winter-Spring 2015