Category: Community

Happy World Braille Day 2021

A statue of Louis Braille at La Ressource, in the Hauts de Sainte-Marie of Reunion. Photo: Thierry Caro On World Braille Day (January 4), we’re reflecting on the impact of Louis Braille’s work by sharing stories from people across Wisconsin. The celebration of Braille’s birthday,… Continue Reading Happy World Braille Day 2021

Big Thank You for Big Share

THANK YOU for making The Big Share a success for the Council and the other non-profit organizations who participated under the umbrella of Community Shares of Wisconsin! The Council received gifts totaling $3,972 from 56 individuals. Special thanks to Council staff for 100% participation and… Continue Reading Big Thank You for Big Share

Online Auction a Success!

Winning bidders took home a variety of excellent items all while supporting the Council. The Council’s online auction raised $3,761! Heartfelt thanks to the businesses and individuals who donated over 100 items and the supporters who generously bid on those items. The friendly competition among bidders… Continue Reading Online Auction a Success!

White Cane Gifts

In 2018, over 400 people in Wisconsin who are blind or visually impaired received a free white cane from the Council. For those people who received their first white cane, or replaced a well-worn one, having that cane means they can safely cross the street,… Continue Reading White Cane Gifts