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When you give to ABVI you give the gift of Independence and Confidence to a parent, child, friend or colleague

Your gift will support a mother, father, daughter or son struggling with vision loss to learn new skills that help them….

  • Best use their remaining vision
  • Address emotional challenges caused by vision loss
  • Continue living independently at home
  • Continue their schooling or employment
  • Travel safely in their home and community

Our clients benefit directly from our generous donors

85.5% of our annual operating budget is dedicated to client programs and services!

For more information please contact Linda Zizos, Development Director, at (616) 458-1187 (Ext. 314) or lzizos@abvimichigan.org

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Ways to give

Donate Online
You may donate online using your credit card on this secure website. Please click on the Network for Good logo to make a donation.

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Donate by Mail
To donate by mail (by check or credit card) please download, print, and mail the completed donor form to Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired, 456 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

AmazonSmile
Do you shop on Amazon? If so, you can use AmazonSmile to help raise funds for ABVI. Follow the below link and set ABVI as your non-profit of choice. Then a percentage of all your purchases through Amazon will be donated back to our organization.

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Matching Gifts

Many employers match gifts made by their employees, doubling or even tripling your gift. Ask your employer if they match employee gifts. If you would like a representative of ABVI to discuss this option with your employer and/or present our message of service within the community to fellow employees, please call us.

Leave a Legacy

A legacy gift to The Foundation in Support of the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Tax ID 38-3382541) will provide permanent support for services to our clients.

Please consider:

  • A cash gift that will continue to provide annual support
  • Donation of assets such as Stocks, Bonds, CD’s, IRA’s, Life Insurance, Real Estate and others. Gifts such as these may also provide tax savings
  • Name our Foundation as a beneficiary of your IRA or other retirement plan
  • Transfer ownership of a Life Insurance Policy, or name our Foundation as the beneficiary of an existing policy
  • Deed your residence to ABVI, but retain the use of the residence for your lifetime
  • Encourage family, loved ones and supportive friends to leave Legacy Gifts to our Foundation as a special recognition of our caring, supportive services

Be sure to talk with your legal, financial and/or tax advisor for professional advice on incorporating your Legacy Gift within your plans.

For more information please contact Linda Zizos, Development Director, at (616) 458-1187 (Ext. 314) or lzizos@abvimichigan.org

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors also provide important funding.

Allegan County United Way
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
Lions Clubs
United Way Montcalm Ionia Counties
United Way of the Lakeshore (Newaygo and Oceana Counties)
Greater Ottawa County United Way
United Way of Mason County
Kent County Senior Millage