blind and visually impaired people in the United States 1.3 million legally blind people in the United States
seniors aged 65 and older are blind and according to projections will increase to 2.4 million by 2030
of the blind population is born without sight. The vast majority of blind people lose their vision later in life due to medical conditions
We wish to welcome NC Reading Service as a partner in servicing the blind and print impaired. Stay Tuned as our partnership unfolds.
OUR MISSION AND VISION
The Vision Resource Center enhances the lives of adults and children living in the Cape Fear Region who are visually impaired by: advocating for their needs, identifying and sharing information about community resources, providing education, skill development and socialization opportunities.
"The Vision Resource Center is our highway to the community" - VRC Family Member
All donations, no matter the size, help to create a world with no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired. Most of our funding comes from individual donors, that is why your support is so vital!
There are a number of ways to give to the Vision Resource Center Learn how you can help!
The Vision Resource Center began in 1939 as the Cumberland County Association of the Blind, serving the needs of this special population in conjunction with the Cumberland County Department of Social Services. We are proud to be one of the first four agencies of the United Way of Cumberland County.
Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Vision Resource Center
2736 Cedar Creek Road
Fayetteville NC 28312
Contact our Executive Director, Terri Thomas at 910-483-2719
to our sponsors and the dedicated support of our volunteers and community.