Dining in the Dark
Sunday, November 12, 2017
A unique experience in a world of smell, taste,
sound, & texture… in total darkness!
West Palm Beach Airport Hilton
5 - 8 p.m.
$75 per individual; $650 reserved table for 8
Held in honor of Dr. Thomas Hartig who brought newspapers, via the telephone, to blind people across the country. He was an inspiration to us all.
Master of Ceremonies: TBA
Guest Speaker: TBA
Dinner served by Palm Beach County SWAT Team
To learn more, please click:
For safety, no children 12 and under permitted.
Buy your tickets now!
You can purchase tickets and tables at the same time.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Midnight to midnight
FOCB is excited to be a participant in the Great Give, a 24-hour online fundraiser on May 17, 2017. During this 24 hour period, you can make a secure donation to the Center. Your gift will be multiplied with bonus dollars raised by local funders and will help the Center to continue to impact the lives of blind men, women and children in our area.
Set an alarm….Put it in your calendar....Post sticky notes all over your home and office…Send our flyer to friends, family, co-workers!
Just remember to donate to FOCB on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at
To download our flyer, please click: Great Give Flyer 2017
Beeping Egg Hunt 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Florida Outreach Center for the Blind hosted its Annual Beeping Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Palm Springs, Florida. Children who are blind, along with their families, enjoyed hunting beeping eggs, making a craft and getting an Easter basket.
Dr.Seuss' Birthday Party 2017
Saturday, March 4th, 2017
Any time reading is being celebrated, you know that Florida Outreach Center for the Blind will be there proclaiming our love for braille. Children joined the center in celebrating Dr.Seuss’ birthday by having story time with the talking book librarian. In addition to enjoying cake, children had fun creating their own masterpieces with Horst Mueller.
VISION HEARING LOSS SYMPOSIUM
“MAKING CONNECTIONS 2017”
Friday, January 6, 2017 2 p.m. — 5 p.m.
the Florida Outreach Center for The Blind
& the Macular Disease Association
Speakers on vision hearing loss
Demonstration of adaptive devices
Question and answer session
Bethesda Hospital East
2815 S. Seacrest Blvd. Boynton Beach, FL
Clayton Conference Center Floor #1 (take elevator)
Ambulatory Surgical Wing
Refreshments courtesy of Bethesda Hospital
Call 561-740-7816 for more info
Program Listing HERE
17th Annual Holiday Party
for Blind Children and their Families
Saturday, December 10th, 2016 4:30 — 6:00 p.m.
There was a special visit from the jolly old man from the north pole, Santa Claus, who had a gift and a new pair of shoes for each child. There were games, holiday crafts, and lots of goodies, too. It is occasions like this that give families an opportunity to share vital support and resources.