We welcome all with visual impairment
Serving Tucson and Pima County
Welcome to the Tucson Society of the Blind, TSB, website. TSB provides social and educational programs for those individuals with low or no vision. TSB provides valuable resources on coping with blindness and vision impairment. It is wonderful to meet other visually impaired seniors who can act as mentors and provide emotional support.
Join Us at our Weekly Meetings
Tuesday mornings from 9:30am- 1:00pm.
Christ Presbyterian Church
6565 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ
Includes topic as noted on our calendar, followed by games.
1st: Thursday, Oct 1, CCC Evening Podcast Discussion Group: 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., “The Blind Soprano,” from “Eyes on Success” Podcast. This discussion group is a fun way to share ideas, stories, and feelings about vision loss.
6th: Van Fowler, Western Historian, will speak about “Levine Manning of Canoa Ranch”
9th: TSB Board Meeting on phone from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
13th: Claire Stanley, American Council of the Blind, National Advocate Specialist, Star of Disney Movie, “Pick of the Litter”
20th: Jordon Lopuszanski, Mental Health Therapist, Board Member of Tucson Chapter of the American Council of the Blind, “ Staying Tough during the Covid-19 outbreak,”
27th: Bring a tip to share and a funny story about vision loss, podcast, “Sightseeing without Sight”
3rd: AZ Banjo Blasters, Lunch on the church Patio, see details below in Announcements.
5th: Evening Podcast Discussion Group on phone 6:30-8:00 p.m. We will listen to and discuss, “Becoming Socially Competent and Improving Self Confidence After Vision Loss,” A Hadley Presents Interview by Ricky Enger.
10th: TSB Annual Meeting on phone, Election of Board of Directors, Annual President and Treasurer’s Report including Proposed Budget for 2021, See additional details below in Announcements.
13th: TSB Board Meeting on phone from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
17th: Thanksgiving Lunch on Patio at Church; See details below in Announcements.
24th: Vacation: No TSB meeting
December 1, Holiday Pizza Party & Music at church. Details to be arranged.
The CARES Act will permit taxpayers to deduct from their adjusted gross income on their 2020 federal income taxes up to $300 for singles or $600 per married couple, when contributing to charitable organizations. This deduction can be taken whether they itemize their deductions or simply take the standard deduction. This can be a huge help to nonprofits because it gives people greater opportunities to support charities of their choice.
We hope you will financially support the work of Tucson Society of the Blind via the tax deduction so that TSB can achieve its mission of providing social, recreational, and educational programs to individuals with vision loss. TSB also provides information and resources to the Tucson community. Mail checks payable to TSB, P.O. Box 57655, Tucson AZ 85732, or donate through the website: www.tucsonsocietyoftheblind.org and use PayPal which will put the donation on your credit card. Thanks ahead of time for your donation.
All funds raised goes to Tucson Society of the Blind. Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100. First prize is F-150 platinum Edition pick up truck, 2 airplane tickets to go anywhere in the world and third prize is $5000 in cash. Tickets can be purchased by calling Tom Young 520-721-1029 or writing a check and mailing it to Tucson Society of the Blind, P.O. Box 57655 Tucson, A Z 85732, or pay using credit card on Paypal under support us tab on this website. Paypal protects your private information. Please add .85 for $25 or $2.50 for $100. Please
include your address and phone number. Thanks for your support of Tucson Society of the Blind.
In November of 2003, thirteen individuals organized Tucson Society of the Blind. TSB is now recognized throughout the community as an organization that serves those with limited sight.
TSB is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. TSB provides social, recreational and educational programs for legally blind adults and those coping with vision loss. Membership has grown to more than 80. Increased donations have allowed a greater range of programs and field trips.
Tucson Society of the Blind exists to enhance independence and quality of life for individuals with vision loss
TSB Members Enjoy Varied Programs Such As
"We might not have a lot of sight, but we have a great deal of vision. 11
Benefits of Being a Member
Membership Dues are $15.00 a year
TSB Members participate in various fund raising activities
TSB now provides, free of charge, low vision resource packets to Tucson ophthalmologists for their patients.
New Members receive Welcome Packets that include: