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Why should I join the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa?

The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa can help you:

  • Find hope and move forward after vision loss.
  • Access local and nationwide networks of blind people who can provide information and support about all aspects of living, working, learning, and thriving as a blind person.
  • Work with other blind people to change misconceptions about blindness, policies and laws that affect the blind, and the individual lives of people who are blind or who are losing vision.
  • Meet and make friends with blind people who share your profession, hobbies, interests, or goals.
  • Learn about and select the right technology for your active and productive life as a blind person.

You’ll also have access to all of the following services and resources:

But the most important reason to join the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa is that we need your time, your talents, your hands, your heart, and your dreams. In short, we need you!

How do I join the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa?

The best way to become a member of the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa is to join your local chapter. That way, you’ll meet blind people in your community and learn about the organization, too. You can find your nearest chapter by contacting affiliate president Jerad Nylon at 319-535-3723 or Jerad.nfbi@gmail.com. You can also find your nearest local chapter by visiting our chapters page or by downloading the free NFB Connect iPhone app from Apple’s App Store. If there’s not a chapter near you, your state affiliate may have an at-large chapter that meets by conference call or other ways for you to get involved. You can also join one of our special-interest divisions , there’s a list of them at www.nfbi.org/divisions.

How can I support the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa?

You can send a donation to the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa, P.O. Box 93071, Des Moines, IA 50393. You can also learn about other ways to support the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa by visiting www.nfbi.org/contribution-opportunities.

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