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.



Due to the increase of corona virus cases, TSB Members are meeting by phone Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on a free phone conference line 605-468-8020 pass code: 969009 pound. This is what we have so far:


4: Dr. Chuck Gerba, microbiologist from University of Arizona, “How to keep your environment and yourself safe and clean during this pandemic.”

6: 6:30-8:00 p.m., Talk about Vision loss podcast discussion. We will be listening to: Hadley Presents - Ricky Enger, “How to go to the Eye Doctor Safely during the Pandemic.” Everyone will get to make comments and ask questions after the podcast.

11: Dr. Brian McKay Update on “Research on Macular Degeneration and other eye diseases.”

14: TSB Board Meeting on phone from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

18: Nicky Lee, Ward 4 City Council, “How the City Council Works,”

25: Sharla Glass from America Envision, “Learn how to advocate; learn about Scrip Talk, the accessible prescription reader; and the state laws in Nevada and Oregon.”


1: Dan Roberts, “An Inspiring Story of how he started Macular Degeneration Support Organization which reaches over 20,000 visually impaired adults every year.”

3: 6:30-8:00 p.m., Talking about vision loss, podcast discussion group - Hadley Presents Ricky Enger, “ Facing Challenges due to Vision Loss."

8: Start at 9:30 a.m., Marc Arneson, “All about Hadley’s courses and website and discussion groups for the visually impaired”

10: TSB Board Meeting on phone from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

10,11,12: National Federation of the Blind State Convention online, register for free by Aug 31st by going to www.az.nfb.org

15: Tarik Williams, NFB president of the Tucson Chapter, “All about the NFB State Convention.”

22: TBA

29: TBA

Timothy: Cactus walking with a white cane, dark sun glasses, and white cowboy hat.

Volunteers Needed


TSB needs sighted volunteers to:

  • drive
  • assist with activities
  • help with luncheons, field trips, and fund raising events

IRS #  84-1636485
TSB is a 501c3 Organization

Green Check Mark in square box with Black border.

Or mail your donations, which is 100% tax-deductible to:

Tucson Society of the Blind
P.O. Box 57655
Tucson, AZ  85732

Thank you for your support

For membership and general information contact:

Barbara Macpherson, President
  (520) 298-2427

Tom Young, Director
  (520) 721-1029

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