Skye Dunfield

  • published How You Can Help in Home3 2018-09-16 21:29:35 -0700

    How You Can Help


    Blindconnect relies heavily on our community for support.

    We have opportunities that are very ‘hands-on’, or technical and administrative. They include things like:


    -administrative support



     -outreach and public relations

     -Angela’s House


    First step:

    click on the below link and download a volunteer application. Complete and return it to Blindconnect at 5175 W. Sunset Road Las Vegas, NV 89118

    Volunteer Application Page 

    Second Step.

    We’ll call you and set a meeting to discuss opportunities

    Third Step:

    You’ll start helping those with severe vision loss

    Other Ways to Help

    - Donate
    - encourage blind people and organizations to join us in this endeavor
    - share the idea of this exciting opportunity
    - consider serving on the working group for Angela’s House
    - provide needed household supplies

  • published Leadership 2018-09-16 21:00:38 -0700

    Mission statement

    Blindconnect connects those affected by vision loss to blind people and provides blind Nevadans opportunities to increase independence.

    Board of Directors
    A woman smiles at the Camera as she places her hands on a muffin tin filled with six tennis balls. (How students at Angela’s House begin learning braille)

    Board Officers

    President: Raquel O’Neill, LCSW
    President Ex-Officio: Jean Peyton
    Secretary: Dan Howland
    Treasurer: Barbra Vivero

    Board Members


    Ernest Hall

    Jack Schibrowsky 

    Franchesca Soriano

    Tom Sullivan 

    Ed Robichaud

    Barbra Vivero

    Janice Fitzpatrick

    Partnerships and Collaborations

    Throughout our history we’ve worked with agencies and nonprofits to maximize services to those with vision loss. We are a partner with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. We are housed in their Mobility Training Center and we work closely with them to promote use of public transit.

    We collaborate to provide direct services with:

    Blind Center of Nevada

    Easterseals Nevada

    Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation

    Nevada Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired

    through VisionServicesNevada 

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