Arkansas Council of the Blind - Joining And FAQ
Arkansas Council of the Blind - an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind
What do ACB members do?
 
All members of the ACB are given an opportunity to receive free the Braille Forum, A national magazine devoted to a wide variety of issues involved with being blind or visually impaired.
 
  •    Dues are $7.00 per year,
 
$5.00  for National Dues (American Council of the Blind)
 
$1.00  for State Dues       (Arkansas Council of the Blind)
 
$1.00  for the Member-at Large Chapter Dues 
 
  •   As a support organization, we host an annual convention in the spring offering guest speakers, entertainment, prizes and much more.
 
  •   Chapters host functions such as monthly meetings, celebrations of holidays, and other projects.
 
Why should I become a member of ACB
 
Perhaps you (or someone you know) may have been experiencing a slight problem with vision. At meetings of ACB, information is available on how to go about your daily life without vision, or limited vision.
 
  •      Someone about to undergo cataract surgery can benefit from knowing what items are available to help them continue an independent lifestyle.
 
  •       Volunteers in a medical setting, such as a hospital, benefit from attending the meetings to learn how to help a person who is blind, or temporarily suffering a loss of vision.
 
  •        Or you just might be that extra special person wanting to learn how to help others in a very meaningful way, such as a caregiver.
 
 
FAQ
 
Q - Suppose I don't want to join, but would like to make a tax deductible      donation?
 
A -  We are a 501 (c) (3) not for Profit. We can provide you with a donation receipt for your taxes. Donations can be general or towards a specific ACB projects of your choice.
 
Q - What type of items will the ACB Thrift Store take?
 
A - We take Clothing, Furniture, Misc Household, Shoes, Working Appliances Call 479-756-3908 for more information on other items.
 
Q -  What about Vehicles?
 
A - We will take working Boats, Cars, Trucks, and ATV's.
Call 479-756-3908 for more information on other items.
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