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National Federation of the Blind
of Minnesota
100 East 22nd Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
(612) 872-9363
Email: President Jennifer Dunnam



Upcoming Event: May 17. The Semiannual NFB of Minnesota Convention is at our NFB of Minnesota headquarters in Minneapolis. Read the convention notice.

Upcoming Event: July 1 through July 6. The National NFB Convention is at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This is a whole week of friends, fun, and serious business. It is a chance to be part of the largest gathering of blind people in the world. Read the full convention bulletin on the NFB website.


Picture of three blind people crossing street, framed in outline of Minnesota. The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can have the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

The National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota (NFBM) is the state's largest and oldest organization of the blind. We provide individual counseling, advocacy, and education through a number of programs. Most of our members are blind, and our knowledge of blindness comes from our personal lives and our collective experience. We have learned that the real problem of blindness is not loss of eyesight, but the fear and misunderstandings that surround it. We believe that, if given training and opportunity, blind people can live full and productive lives.

The Minnesota Bulletin is the quarterly publication of the NFB of Minnesota. It contains the latest updates on issues that affect blind Minnesotans, announcements and information about NFB meetings and conventions, and thought-provoking articles about the lives of blind people.

To improve adjustment-to-blindness training options for blind people in Minnesota, members of the National Federation of the Blind founded Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc. in 1986. BLIND Incorporated has training programs that help people of all ages to gain the skills and confidence they need to be full and productive members of society.

There are several ways to keep up with, as well as interact with, the most active group of blind people in Minnesota:


The National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota
is a Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation that meets
good-giving standards.
Donations to it are tax deductible
charitable contributions.

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The National Federation of the Blind has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle donation program. The NFB's vehicle donation program accepts almost any vehicle, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. All donations may be eligible for a tax donation on your federal income tax return. For more information, including how to donate, visit www.nfb.org/vehicledonations.

Information About Those We Work With:

NFB-NEWSLINE®

Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND, Inc.)

State Services for the Blind

Products That Help Blind People

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