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.

Holiday Closings for the Council


The Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired will be closed for the following holidays:

For Thanksgiving, November 26 and 27

For Christmas, December 24 and 25.

For the New Year, December 31 and January 1.

Transform a Life with Workplace Giving

Do you work for a company that offers a workplace giving campaign through Community Shares of Wisconsin? If you do, consider designating your gift to the Council. Your involvement will help transform lives for individuals with vision loss!  Here’s how.



Donate to the Council as you Shop

Haven’t started your holiday shopping yet? The Council recommends looking at Amazon.com’s selection of great gifts for everyone one your list!

This year, consider accessing Amazon through www.smile.amazon.com. Through AmazonSmile, you can select the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired as a charitable organization to receive a 0.5% donation of the price of your total purchase. It’s a wonderful way to get all your holiday shopping done from the comfort of your home AND  support a great cause at the same time!

To learn more about AmazonSmile, click here.

Happy Holidays and thank you for supporting the Council through AmazonSmile!


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