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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

20th Annual Helen Keller Achievement Awards

The Helen Keller Achievement Awards were established by AFB in 1994 to acknowledge Keller's extraordinary efforts and promote the notable achievements of individuals and organizations that have improved quality of life for people with disabilities.

Save The Date!*

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
New York City


  • Comcast NBCUniversal
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Rebecca Alexander, LCSW-R, MPH


J.W. Marriott Essex House New York
160 Central Park South
New York City

Past awardees include leaders from business such as Apple, Genentech, and Vanda Pharmaceuticals as well as giants from the performing arts including Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Patty Duke.

Proceeds from this stellar fundraising gala will enable us to continue to provide our vital programs and services that remove barriers, create opportunities, and expand possibilities for people with vision loss. Your generous support is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

For reservations or to place an acknowledgment in the dinner journal, contact Suzette Williams, e-mail: or call: (212) 502-7621. Online reservations and payments.

*More details to follow

For information, contact: Suzette Williams, Resource Development Coordinator,
Tel: (212) 502-7621

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