• 5th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic

    Join CLB for a round of golf and play with a national blind golf champion on one of Washington’s premiere courses. Not a golfer? Enjoy an evening program featuring a golf clinic for those with vision loss, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, an awards dinner, and silent and live auctions. All in support of CLB’s programs and services!

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  • “Illuminations and Impressions” Art Exhibition

    This project of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, in collaboration with the GWU Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, showcases the creative capabilities of three local artists who are visually impaired.

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  • Support Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

    CLB is always seeking individuals to support the visually impaired community in the Washington DC area. Whether you donate your time, money, supplies, or just want to help spread the word, your involvement will make a real difference in the lives of individuals with vision loss.

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  • Independence Is Our Vision

    Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services including low vision care and rehabilitation, job development training, and employment for people of all ages who are visually impaired or blind to enable them to remain independent.

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10+ Programs and Services, 150 Volunteers, 1000 Clients Served

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in society.

Spring Into Healthy Eye Habits

African Americans are at higher risk for vision loss from certain eye diseases. If you are living with vision loss, vision rehabilitation can help you make the most of the vision you do have and maintain your independence.

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CLB in the News

Illuminations and Impressions Makes the News

The Washington Post’s Tara Bahrampour wrote an article about the new art exhibition which opens this evening, Thursday, April 6th, and runs through Thursday, May 4th. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/for-these-artists-limited-vision-expanded-their-horizons/2017/04/05/010d2ea4-1a30-11e7-855e-4824bbb5d748_story.html?utm_term=.85cfe0f72ea7  

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