Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina  Announces New Board Members and Officers for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina Announces New Board Members and Officers for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina’s (ABVI) Board of Directors recently elected new members and officers for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The officers will hold the following positions until June 30, 2021: – Chair – Robert M....
Together We Raised $15,200!

Together We Raised $15,200!

At the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired SC (ABVI), we are grateful to be a part of a community that looks for opportunities to help. In response to COVID-19, we launched our Seeing Through the Pandemic Campaign to help ensure we could get to the other...
$111,427 in Grant Funding Received

$111,427 in Grant Funding Received

As of March 2020, ABVI has been awarded $111,427 in grant funding to support our vision rehabilitation services for the July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 fiscal year. Support from our generous grantors helps provide access to the critical services our clients need to...
Guide Dog Jessie Receives a Promotion

Guide Dog Jessie Receives a Promotion

At the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina (ABVI), we are proud to offer Guide Dog Scholarships for our clients to help with veterinary visits, proper grooming and premium dog food. For many active blind individuals guide dogs are their...
ABVI Clients Complete Vision Loss Self-Management Seminar Funded by Trident United Way

ABVI Clients Complete Vision Loss Self-Management Seminar Funded by Trident United Way

Clients from the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina (ABVI) recently participated in a Vision Loss Self-Management Seminar funded by a Community Engagement Grant from Trident United Way. The seminar was a 6-week education and health...
The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina  Announces Second Tri-County Location

The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina Announces Second Tri-County Location

Photo (From Left to Right): North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey, ABVI Client Katherine Vey-strachan, ABVI CEO Courtney Plotner, ABVI Board President Clay Hershey and Senator Sean Bennett. Expansion Planned as the Need for Vision Rehabilitation Services Grows...
Fonzi’s Fun Facts

Fonzi’s Fun Facts

Hi! My name is Guide Dog Fonzi. My handler Kimberly and I are at the ABVI Charleston office every Tuesday – Thursday so she can teach Activities of Daily Living, Assistive Technology and Soft Skills classes. Most of the time, I nap on my comfy bed while she works....
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