Please join us for Noir,
a unique dining experience for the lowcountry.
On January 21, 2016 our guests will gather at Cannon Green for cocktails, an auction and a fabulous dinner. Guests will be asked to put on their blindfolds before the main course to experience dining in the dark.
Don’t delay as we sold out quickly last year!
$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
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 fast-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
In the Know
angjiang, China Children in this small southern Chinese city sit and recite their vocabulary words in an experimental cube of a classroom built with translucent walls and ceilings. Sunlight lights up the room from all directions. The goal of this unusual learning space: to test whether natural, bright light can help prevent nearsightedness, a problem […]
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