Making Independent Travel Safer with High-Visibility Gear

December 30th, 2014

Winter weather means shorter, darker days and reduced visibility for both pedestrians and drivers. Besides being more cautious and giving yourself extra time to get to your destination, there are many types of high-visibility clothing and accessories you can wear to be safe while traveling at night. At The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., our […]

A New Kind of Fundraiser: Dim Sum Dining

November 19th, 2014

“The idea was to have fun eating Chinese dim sum while raising money to support the Lighthouse’s mission to create and enhance opportunities for independence and self-sufficiency of people who are blind, Deaf-Blind, and blind with other disabilities,” said Howie Dickerman, Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation Board President. We would like to say thank […]

Linda and Ed Elliott: A Legacy of Service to the Lighthouse

November 11th, 2014

On Friday, November 7th, 2014 The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. said farewell to a couple of our beloved family members: Linda and Ed Elliott. Linda was one of the 2011 Employees of the Year and worked at the Lighthouse for 31 years. In her role as Injection Mold Shop and Production Manager, she helped […]

Welcome George Abbott to The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. Board of Trustees

October 28th, 2014

We’re honored to welcome George Abbott to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Board of Trustees. George was born blind due to under-developed optic nerves. He grew up in a suburb of Chicago, and after finishing high school earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University (NIU). […]

Spokane Practices Safe Travel on the 50th Anniversary of National White Cane Safety Day

October 21st, 2014

On October 6, 1964, a joint resolution was passed by the Congress of the United States and signed by then President Lyndon B. Johnson designating October 15th of each year as National White Cane Safety Day. White Cane Safety Day is commemorated annually to highlight the importance of the white cane as a symbol of […]


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