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A gift of color from the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild

Imagine having a weekly gathering of friends: you get together for coffee, conversation, a good laugh, and a chance to work on your latest knitting project. Sounds great, right? Now you know what some of our clients love about Vision Loss Resources’ Community Center activities. One of the most popular groups at Vision Loss Resources […]

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Exploring the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Have you visited the newly renovated Minneapolis Sculpture Garden? At Vision Loss Resources, we heard from our clients that they were excited to learn about the new landscaping and artwork. So on Friday, July 14, 2017, we visited the garden and the Walker Art Center for a Picnic Lunch and Tours. Around 50 participants, family […]

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Paddling down the mighty Mississippi!

On a lazy summer day, what could be better than a canoe trip on the Mississippi River? Recently, Vision Loss Resources clients shared this experience thanks to outdoor activity guides from Wilderness Inquiry. We were a big group of 35 participants, including students in our Adjustment to Blindness Training Center. We strapped on our life […]

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Winter adventures with Wilderness Inquiry!

In February 2016, a group of Vision Loss Resources participants headed up north for winter outdoor adventures with experienced guides from Wilderness Inquiry. We stayed at the wonderful lodge at YMCA’s Camp Menogyn, and we stretched our boundaries with new and exciting activities: from sled dog racing to snowshoeing, from sleeping in a quinzy (kind […]

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“It’s all about the attitude” – a poem

Each individual who enrolls in the Adjustment to Blindness Training Program at Vision Loss Resources has a unique journey. This is a program for people who have low vision or blindness and seek training in skills, from how to use a white cane and get around independently, to how to cook and maintain a home, […]

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State Fair fun!

VISION LOSS RESOURCES at the MINNESOTA STATE FAIR Vision Loss Resources had a booth in the 4-H Building’s Wiser Living area, where we met and made connections with hundreds of visitors. We also had a special ambassador, scarecrow Fernando, representing Vision Loss Resources in the Agriculture & Horticulture Building! FUN AT THE FAIR When we […]

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