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Welcome to the official website of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio

The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio (NFBO) is a founding affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). We are proud to be an integral part of the oldest and largest blindness organization in the United States. We are a diverse group of people dedicated to changing what it means to be blind. Our members work tirelessly to break down the legal, social, and personal barriers to living the lives we want.

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

To become a member, please visit the Chapters and Divisions page.

The 74th Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio

Information about the upcoming 74th convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio is now online. Please visit the convention information page. Online registration and the convention agenda will be available at a later date.

NFB OH 2020 Scholarship

The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio is pleased to announce its 2020 scholarship program benefiting blind college students. This year, we will award three scholarships to outstanding blind students who currently live in, or are attending college in, the state of Ohio during the 2020-2021 academic school year.

All scholarship materials are due by June 1, 2020. Application materials must be submitted electronically to: Cassandra Jones, at cassandra.jones02@gmail.com. Please use the following links to download the flyer and instructions in Microsoft Word format:

Honey Baked Ham Fundraiser

Are you looking for the perfect meal? Look no further, Honey Baked Ham has it all! Stop by your local store, or shop online for all your favorites from hams, turkey, delicious side dishes, and desserts! Enjoy your time with friends and family without all the fuss of prepping, cooking, and baking for hours.

Buy your Honey Baked gift cards today to help raise money for the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio! This fundraiser runs until April 20, 2020.

We’d love your help raising funds to support our NFB of Ohio Fundraiser.  Please check out our fundraising page at: Honey Baked Ham Fundraiser for NFB of Ohio

NFB NewsLine Promotional Video

NFB Newsline is a service through which print-disabled individuals can access newspapers, magazines, and other materials free of charge. Access to information has never been easier, either through the NFB Newsline web site, the NFB Newsline app on iPhone, or via a standard, touch-tone telephone. Please see the following video for more information: NFB NewsLine Video on YouTube