Newly Passed Legislation Creates More Jobs for People Who are Blind

April 25th, 2016

Several years ago, a law was passed in the State of Washington mandating that the State purchase products and services from non-profit organizations employing people who are blind. This piece of legislation was buried in pages of procurement law, and as a result, this law went unnoticed. In the fall of 2014, Government Relations staff from […]

High Tea Event Raised $10,000!

February 5th, 2016

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. traveled back in time to the post-Edwardian era for a cup of afternoon tea. Lady Barbara Ross and Lady Billie Klan hosted an elegant High Tea event in the spirit of BBC’s Downton Abbey at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle on Saturday, January 30th. Tea service took place in the […]

Tenured Board Chair, Harry Egler, to Become Interim President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.; Kirk Adams to Succeed President and CEO at The American Foundation for the Blind

February 2nd, 2016

Our President and CEO Kirk Adams announced today that he will succeed longtime President and CEO, Carl R. Augusto, who is retiring after 25 years of distinguished service at the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). After a nationwide search Mr. Adams will assume the position in May, 2016. Mr. Adams is leaving The Lighthouse […]

White Cane Day 2015: Independence in Safety and Walkability

October 23rd, 2015

We are proud to observe National White Cane Safety Day every 15th of October. This year we invited public officials, transit and pedestrian organizations, and organizations from the blind and DeafBlind community to attend a walk through our neighborhood showcasing street and sidewalk improvements. On this day The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. celebrates enhanced […]

Enthusiastic Spokane Community Members Needed!

September 23rd, 2015

For 97 years, The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. has provided jobs, independence, and empowerment for individuals who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities. In 2008, the Lighthouse expanded and opened Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) in Spokane. As a nonprofit social enterprise, our mission is: To create and enhance opportunities for independence and […]


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