Kansas City Chapter

Last Update 9-20-22 


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.


Kansas City Public Library Westport Branch Second Floor

118 Westport Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64111


News & Announcements


  • Our chapter meetings are currrently being done as hybrid meetings. Please call our chapter information line at 816-505-5520 to get the call-in information to attend via Zoom.

  • Please note: Our chapter information line is temporarily unavailable, but you can email President Garcia at dgarcia@nfbmo.org.

  • Our 2022 Fall Nut Sale is underway! Please contact President Garcia if you want an order form. All orders and money needs to be turned in by Saturday, October 15.

  • Our November meeting will be held on November 12, the second Saturday of the month rather than the usual third to accomodate some member's Thanksgiving vacation plans.

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 effective November 20, 2021:


Daniel Garcia, President


Willa Patterson, First Vice President


Linda Coccovizzo, Second Vice President


Ben Blagg, Secretary


Jeff Giffen, Treasurer


Sarita Cann, Board Member


Tony Waterhouse-Leal, 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. You can also send an email message to President Garcia at dgarcia@nfbmo.org.