Sights for Hope Grows its Client Population by 14% in One Year

Photo of a female Sights for Hope client picking an apple from an orchard

Sights for Hope’s client population increased by 14% during its 2021-2022 service year, according to organizational data. The organization had 623 clients with permanent visual impairments when it ended the year on June 30 while it had 545 clients one year prior. Sights for Hope enrolled 151 clients during the year while 73 clients withdrew […]

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Sights for Hope Helps Form New Lions Club to Help Lehigh Valley Clients Give Back

Sights for Hope Lehigh Valley Lions Club

Sights for Hope and Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K have formed the Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club – a branch of the Whitehall Lions Club that empowers people with visual impairments to give back to their communities. The Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club will select and implement service projects at its own […]

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#WorldBrailleDay2022: Sights for Hope Clients and Team Members Tell the Story of Braille

Drawing of a young Louis Braille and his teacher

In honor of World Braille Day, Sights for Hope’s clients and team members with visual impairments created a video to tell the story of Braille’s creation and its impact on their lives. The video features clients Chuck Alison, Annette Gozzard, Annie Ocasio, and Gary Dvorshak, who also is a member of Sights for Hope’s Board […]

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Donations of Tech Create Real Change for Sights for Hope Clients

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We sat down this week with Dianne Michels, Sights for Hope’s nationally-certified Vision Rehabilitation Specialist, to talk about the positive impacts that technology has on the lives of individuals living with visual impairments. Diane says that the opportunities that iPads and laptop computers provide users take on added importance for those living with visual impairments […]

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December Activities Offer Music, Holiday Cheer to Close Out 2020

Colorful collage of images of a guitarist, singer, and drum kit

Center for Vision Loss activities in December will give clients a chance to close out 2020 with music and holiday cheer. The agency’s Monroe County clients will gather to sing carols and create holiday cards on Friday, Dec. 4, and its Lehigh Valley clients can lift their voices to holiday classics and bake holiday cookies […]

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Triumph Story: A Picture of Belonging

Photo of client Susan Lieberman

Susan Lieberman of East Stroudsburg, PA, felt like she lost pretty much everything that defined her in 2013 when viral pneumonia and respiratory failure put her in a coma, during which she multiple strokes that took most of her sight. For Susan – who had been a cardiac nursing specialist and avid photographer – the […]

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