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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

Helen Keller Achievement Awards 2015

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You Are Cordially Invited to
AFB's 19th Annual Helen Keller Achievement Awards
Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in improving quality of life for people with vision loss.

Distinguished 2015 Helen Keller Achievement Award Honorees:

  • Apple Inc.
  • Charlie Cox
    Actor, star of new Daredevil series on Netflix
  • Ward Marston
    Musical artist & producer/recording engineer
  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 18, 2015
6:30 p.m.*


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

Past awardees include leaders from business such as General Motors, McGraw Hill, and Time Warner as well as giants from the performing arts including Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Patty Duke (see sidebar for complete list of past honorees).

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

*There will be a reception, auction, and dinner with live music. For information about reservations, sponsorships, or Dinner Journal ads, please contact Suzette Williams, e-mail: or call: (212) 502-7621.

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