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Vision Loss Resources Luau Open House

Bring all your friends and family to this educational and fun event. Everyone is welcome!   Thursday, June 16, 2016 4pm – 8pm Vision Loss Resources 1936 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55403 Directions           Join us for an evening of… Fun music & entertainment Educational stations: try out a variety of […]

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Yvonne, Diane, and Jessie stand in front of VLR table.

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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We love to give back: a volunteering field trip

Recently, a group of volunteers from the community center at Vision Loss Resources visited Feed My Starving Children to pack and label food destined for hungry children around the world. We’re so proud of our clients for their passion for volunteer work, and we’re grateful to the volunteers who helped our clients do this work. […]

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Our favorite spring tradition: Woman’s Club Luncheon

The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis hosted a spring luncheon for clients of Vision Loss Resources on May 7.  The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been involved with present-day Vision Loss Resources from its founding as the Minneapolis Society for the Blind. On March 14, 1914, the Woman’s Club gave its first annual luncheon for visually […]

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Lions Club Visits Vision Loss Resources

We enjoyed hosting the Minneapolis Downtown Next Generation Lions Club on October 16.  Over lunch, the club learned about the various services Vision Loss Resources offers.  Renee Youngberg, community services specialist, spoke about the community center activities, and Volunteer Coordinator Joe McKinley explained how the volunteer services works.  DeafBlind Services MN, a subsidiary of Vision […]

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KAMP: Kitchen Appliance Marking Program

Posted October 16, 2013 We had a great meeting with the Xcel Energy Kitchen Appliance Marking Program (KAMP) volunteers here at Vision Loss resources yesterday where the volunteers were trained on how to mark appliances in the homes of the visually impaired, a service that is available to our clients. This partnership with Xcel Energy started nearly […]

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One Hundred Year Tradition

Part V in the series, The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been hosting a luncheon for the clients of Vision Loss Resources since 1913 and Coke shares some of her thoughts.

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Giving Back

Part IV in the series, Coke talks about her involvement in some of the programs here at Vision Loss Resources.

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If you love to volunteer, then Vision Loss Resources is the place for you.  Many opportunities are available for people of all ages and backgrounds who are interested in sharing their gifts with others. There are a variety of short-term and long-term opportunities to help clients maintain their independence by simply helping them with their reading […]

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