Shining new light on living with vision loss.
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Lighthouse Mission & Vision
The mission of Lighthouse of Manasota is to educate and empower those affected by vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy and independent lives.
Our vision is to transform our community so those with vision loss have the opportunity to participate, contribute and rise to their fullest potential.
The Insight newsletter out. If you haven’t seen it, we have it here in three different versions: All text (including alt-text of pictures); Complete 6-page pdf, and for the first time, a completely tagged accessible edition. Because reading software varies, some alt-text descriptions of photos may be skipped, on VoiceOver…
Each month, we will shine a light on a useful item available in the PEEPERS Low Vision Store. While the store’s main goal is to meet the needs of low vision customers, many of our household items will make life easier for anyone!
The Peepers Low Vision Store is once again featuring one of our High Definition video magnifiers for our June sale. These precision Eschenbach devices are incredibly versatile. You really need to come in and see one in action, and evaluate whether it suits your particular level of vision with one…
A community crafting event just wrapped up at Lighthouse of Manasota. Generous donations of flowers and materials by Tiger Lily Florist of Sarasota and Saddle Creek Florist of Bradenton were turned into floral arrangements by clients and alumni.
The 2018 Giving Challenge is coming up, and brings the opportunity to double the impact of your contribution of $25 or more. Open and download the flyer as a pdf file
Saturday April 14 was the annual Lighthouse of Manasota Art in the Dark Event, combining charity gala, special dinner menu at Michael’s on East, and a presentation by The Ringling Museum Education Department on experiencing art through senses other than sight. The first photo gallery is here, featuring arriving guests…