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      You can support the Iowa Department for the Blind and the services the Department provides to blind and visually impaired Iowans in a number of ways. 

      • Become a Volunteer

        Hundreds of volunteers across the country share their time and talents with the Department.  You can too.  Learn how to become a volunteer.

      • Become a Friend

        Join the Friends of Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, an all volunteer, non-profit group, dedicated to supporting the Iowa Department for the Blind's Library.

      • Make a Donation

        Donations to the Department are always welcome and most appreciated. These gifts may be tax-deductible and enable the Department to meet the additional needs of blind individuals that cannot be met through its state and federally funded programs. Checks may be made payable to the Iowa Department for the Blind, with a notation indicating that the money is a donation. Contributions can also be made through memorials and bequests. To make a donation contact:

        Iowa Department for the Blind
        Attention: Janice Eggers
        524 Fourth Street
        Des Moines, IA 50309     

      • Request a Speaker

        Learn more about the Department by requesting a speaker to present at your local church, club or organization. Our staff welcomes the opportunity to share our stories with you. 

      • Take a Tour

        Learn first-hand about our services and programs by taking a tour of the Department. We truly believe you will walk away with a breadth of valuable information. 

      • Contact Us

        Feel free to contact the Department with questions about services we provide or how we may assist you.