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.