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Coming Aug 26: 4th Annual Resource Fair & Open House

You are invited to GDABVI’s 4th Annual RESOURCE FAIR AND OPEN HOUSE Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm at Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 16625 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48227 (1/2 mile east of the Southfield Fwy) Over 25 community vendors and organizations will offer resources and information including… Always Be Fit / A Little Bit of Everything American Learning, LLC Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, State of Michigan…Continue readingComing Aug 26: 4th Annual Resource Fair & Open House


GDABVI featured on TV program Street Beat

GDABVI’s in-home vision rehab services for adults and its summer programs for youth were featured in a recent edition of “Street Beat,” a CBS 62-CW 50 television program in Southeast Michigan. Victor Arbulu (Managing Director) and Mary Beth Kullen (Outreach Coordinator) discussed several types of eye problems that can lead to vision impairment or blindness. “There are four primary causes of [vision loss]: diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma. The largest cause in…Continue readingGDABVI featured on TV program Street Beat


Please gift us on #GivingTuesday

A special message to friends of the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired: For 56 years, it has been our honor to provide free, in-home Vision Rehabilitation Training and services to blind and legally blind residents of Southeast Michigan. As you make your year-end holiday plans, please consider supporting our successful work on November 29th #GivingTuesday — a global day of giving — by making an online contribution. Thank you for trusting…Continue readingPlease gift us on #GivingTuesday


A successful 2016 Open House

It was a delightful day at this year’s GDABVI Resource Fair and Open House! Over 150 guests attended our 3rd annual event and enjoyed an afternoon of good resource information, music, food, hourly prize giveaways and storytelling. Thanks to everyone who came out and participated, including elected officials Michigan State Senators Coleman Young, Jr., and Morris Hood, III. We invite you to learn more about the 2016 Open House and see some of our photos.…Continue readingA successful 2016 Open House


2016 Open House Coming September 10th

We are excited to announce a date has been set for the 3rd Annual Community Resource Fair and Open House. It will be Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11am-3pm at GDABVI. This year’s event will include more resources for people with disabilities plus free lunch, entertainment and hourly raffle prizes. We invite you to mark this date on your calendar and share it with friends and family. Download the flyer for the 2016 GDABVI Resource…Continue reading2016 Open House Coming September 10th


Play Blind Bingo

If you enjoy BINGO, we invite you to play Blind Bingo with us every first Friday of the month from 5-8pm. Watch this video for a description of this card-based bingo game that’s open to the public. For more information, call GDABVI at (313) 272-3900. We hope to see you at the next game!   For more fun, watch this winning game of Blind Bingo in April 2013.  

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