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Lighthouse Lunar New Year Tea

February 9th, 2017

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.’s Annual High Tea is always a delightful event, and this year’s theme helped to make it a unique cultural affair. The High Tea was held in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Mrs. Barbara Ross President of the Foundation Board of Directors […]

Well-Known Technology Leader Who Is Blind, Mike May, to Become President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

February 3rd, 2017

The Board of Trustees of The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. announced on February 2nd, 2017,  that Mike May will succeed longtime President and CEO, Kirk Adams. After a nationwide search Mr. May will assume the position in April, 2017. Mike May is coming to the Lighthouse as it approaches its 100th year in operation. […]

Working in Seattle with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

May 18th, 2016

Those of you who have Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) should join me in working at The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. in Seattle due to the perfect weather to aid in maximizing your remaining vision! Everyone I know with RP who has usable vision sees best during overcast days. This applies to other visual impairments as […]

Foundation Board Members Needed – Help Create Jobs!

July 15th, 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 our community. As a nonprofit social enterprise, our mission is: To create and enhance opportunities for independence and self-sufficiency for people who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities. […]

A Firsthand Account of the School Tour Program

July 7th, 2015

In my fourth grade year at Laurelhurst Elementary, we took a field trip that changed my life. One sunny morning in Mrs. Dublin’s class, she announced that we would be going to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. I thought this was an interesting choice, and was curious as to what it would be like. […]

The Lighthouse – A Melting Pot of Knowledge, Experience, and Culture

May 28th, 2015

When one walks into the Lighthouse, they walk into a place of acceptance and understanding. We employ people from countries all over the world and from all different backgrounds. Countries such as Ethiopia, Vietnam, Laos, the Philippines, China, Ukraine, Poland, Great Britain, and many more are represented. This is because blindness affects people from all […]


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