Welcome to the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, located in Madison, WI, is a private not-for-profit community-based organization.

Our Mission is to promote the dignity and independence of the people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired by providing services, advocating legislation and educating the general public.

Bowling Social for Wisconsin Adults Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Sign up now for this accessible bowling event to be held in Eau Claire on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

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The Big Share - March 3rd, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd will be the first ever online giving day in Wisconsin hosted by Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW), The Big Share™, to benefit 70 local nonprofits, including the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired. The goal is to raise funds to benefit our nonprofit member groups and continuing the work building a fair, just community and protecting our environment.


$5,000 Grant Awarded to the Council from WI Dept. of Veterans Affairs

On January 15th of 2015, WCBVI’s Executive Director Loretta Himmelsbach accepted a $5,000 grant from Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Board Member Larry Kutschma at the State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin.

The Council is eager to utilize this award to further develop low vision services and resources for Wisconsin veterans. 


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