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NFB logoThe Snake River Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is a local community of members and friends that believe in the hopes and dreams of blind people. We work daily to make those dreams a reality.


Young girl with her first white caneThe 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.




Winter 2019 Issue of the Gem State Milestones is Now Available

2019 Winter Gem State Milestones


*Photo of Kevin Pirnie, Anil Lewis, Pat Mauer, Mark Mauer, Pam Allan, and Mark RiccobonoThe National Federation of the Blind (NFB), headquartered in Baltimore, is the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans. Founded in 1940, the NFB consists of affiliates, chapters, and divisions in the fifty states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico.


Young boy using a brailler and young girl reading a braille bookThe NFB defends the rights of blind people of all ages and provides information and support to families with blind children, older Americans who are losing vision, and more.


We believe in the hopes and dreams of blind people and work together to transform them into reality.