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Vision Forward receives grant from The Catholic Community Foundation to provide vision rehabilitation services

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Vision Forward Association has been awarded a $12,500 grant from The Catholic Community Foundation to support its Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Programs.

“The Catholic Community Foundation’s generous grant plays a vital role in our ability to provide vision rehabilitation therapy services to individuals who are blind and visually impaired,” says Terri Davis, Vision Forward’s executive director. “As we work to expand our services and programs, this grant helps ensure that young children, youth and adults living with vision loss have every opportunity to be vital, contributing members of our community.”

Vision Forward Association, established in 1919, has been successfully serving the needs of individuals who are blind and visually impaired for 99 years. The organization has not only been providing highly specialized services to those with vision loss, but has also been working to empower them to lead active, independent and productive lives. Services are designed for every age and every stage of vision loss and assist people throughout all the transitions of their vision and life. All programs and services are provided, regardless of a person’s or family’s ability to pay.

About Vision Forward

Vision Forward is a 501C nonprofit organization devoted to empowering, educating and enhancing the lives of individuals impacted by vision loss through all of life’s transitions. Vision Forward offers support, education and training and a full spectrum of programs uniquely designed to build confidence and independence for people of all ages living with vision loss. For more information about our mission, please visit www.vision-forward.org.

About the Catholic Community Foundation

The Catholic Community Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation independent of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The Foundation, which has been in operation since 2001, focuses on four priority areas: education; leadership development; health care for the under-served in Milwaukee; and community-building to strengthen families, parishes and those suffering from poverty, discrimination, and violence. For more information about the Foundation, please visit: http://thecatholiccommunityfoundation.org/.

   

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