Kansas City Chapter

Last Update 11-20-19


We are blind people who believe that blindness does not hold us back from living the lives we want. We welcome you to come and join us. Acquaint yourself with our chapter, and our work on behalf of Kansas City's blind.



Meeting Information

The Kansas City Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri holds monthly meetings, generally on the third Saturday of each month. However, since there are occasional changes in the date and location, make sure to read our News & Announcements section below for timely updates. You can also call our chapter information line at (816) 505-5520.

Meeting Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Meeting Date: Third Saturday of every month.


Westport Branch, Kansas City Public Library

118 Westport Rd.

Kansas City, MO 64111



News & Announcements


  • Our Christmas Party will be on December 14 from 2 to 4 pm at the North Cross United Methodist Church, 1321 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64118. Please let us know by December 7 if you are coming so that our cateror knows how much food to prepare.
    • During the November 16 meeting we had a discussion about the city council's proposal to eliminate bus fares. I subsequently wrote a letter to the editor of the Kansas City Star which was published on November 20. Click here to read it.

Board Members

The following members will serve on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri as of January, 2019:


Daniel Garcia, President


Vivian Bliss, First Vice President


John Murray, Second Vice President


Ben Blagg, Secretary


Jeff Giffen, Treasurer


Sarita Cann, Board Member


Beverly Fulton, Board Member


Ruby Polk, Immediate Past President



Contact Us

For more information about Blindness or activities of the National Federation of the Blind, and our chapter please feel free to call our chapter information line: (816) 505-5520