The National Federation of the Blind of Virginia (NFBV) is excited to announce that in celebration of the NFB’s 75th anniversary, we will be offering the following items for sale at our convention in Orlando, FL at table D16 in the exhibit hall:
- Raffle tickets for a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500.00 – $10.00 per ticket or 3 tickets for $20.00
- Earbuds with commemorative NFB pocket carrying case for $5.00
- Virginia Peanuts (salted and butter toasted) – 1 bag for $3.00 or 2 bags for
So please visit the Virginia booth at the exhibit hall in Orlando and help us “Change what it means to be blind”.
See you in Florida,
- NFBV Fundraising Chairman
- Cell: (540)846-9518
- Email: email@example.com
By Michael Kasey, president, NFB of Virginia
John Dubois asked Dr. Schroeder and I to assist him to attend his first National Convention. We agreed. We asked him to begin a campaign to raise money to help with his request. He commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the NFb by raising over $750 for the NFB of Virginia. Here is a note from John.
- From: John Dubois
- Sent: Saturday, April 25, 2015 6:39 PM
- To: Michael Kasey
I believe fund raising gave me a good experience, because it teaches the importance of reaching out to others in times of need. I started by sending out a message on Facebook to everyone. Pastor Rudy from Grace United Methodist Church, Pastor Jeri, and others pitched in to contribute. I sent out thank you’ s using Facebook Messenger . I also set this up on
It was in 2014 that I chose to go to National convention. I felt it was something God was calling me to do. I decided this because at the National convention, I would meet other blind people, and partially sighted people, as well as see new technology, and also to explore other career opportunities.