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
**The VRC values the health of all of our participants, staff, and visitors. The VRC is following the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We have touched base with all of our over 65 at-risk participants and advising them to stay put until further notice, and we will not be attending activities of large crowds (over 100 people). The VRC will continue all operations. We, the staff, will remain diligent in high level disinfecting of our facility and fleet. If you don't know what to do or what media source to listen to the CDC has the best information https://www.cdc.gov/
Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble.
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.
UP & COMING EVENTS
In celebration of Blindness Awareness Month, Vision Resource Center will host a MONTH-LONG series of events to engage the community in the VRC Mission.
Due to COVID-19, the Vision Resource Center 4th Annual Chicken Wing Cook-Off at Dirtbag Ales Brewery & Taproomhas been postponed until
Saturday, June 12th, 2021.
VRC MONTHLY CALENDAR
*To cancel your ride call James at 910-476-6684
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.