Kansas City Chapter
Last Update 6-16-19
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.
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
We will be having our 2019 Walk for Independence on August 10, 2019 at Loose Park, 5200 Wornall Rd. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and we will start walking at 10:30 a.m. If you want to sponsor this event or make donations, please call our chapter information line at 816-505-5520. The Walk for Independence is one of the NFB of Kansas City's major fundraiser. The proceeds from the walk help us fund the programs of the NFB which help blind children, adults, and seniors live the lives we want.
The National Federation of the Blind Kansas City Chapter is holding a Tupperware fundraiser which ends on June 28. The chapter gets 40% of the sale. Some of the items on the catalog are exclusive to the fundraising catalog.
You can order online by going to:
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
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