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You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

The National Federation of the Blind of WV 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.

Upcoming Events

2020 NFB Scholarship Program

November 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020

Our annual scholarship program is the largest of its kind in the nation. Every year, we award more than $120,000 to blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations.

2020 NFB National Convention

July 14th through 19th, 2020
Houston, Texas

The NFB National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. Click here to learn more.

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National Federation of the Blind COVID-19 Policy Relating to Public Events

Please give immediate attention to the policy directive from the Board of Directors of the National Federation of the Blind related to the immediate postponement of public meetings of the organization. You can read the policy directive and hear an emergency Presidential Release related to this matter at

Uber Customers - We Need Your Feedback!

If you use Uber or Lyft and have a service animal or travel with someone who does, please complete the NFB's Uber and Lyft survey. If you have questions, please direct them to Valerie Yingling, NFB Legal Program Coordinator, at 410-659-9314 x2440 or

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