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With your help today, we can help every child get access to the opportunities they deserve.

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“Perkins inspires a level of trust that allows parents to relax, sometimes for the first time since their child was diagnosed. They start looking toward their child’s future, their education and their independence. That’s the peace of mind and hope for the future you provide when you support Perkins.”

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93 countriesWe’re working in 93 countries and all 50 states to reach every child with complex disabilities and visual impairments.

6 in 10 college studentswith visual impairments do not obtain a degree. We’re creating a path to college success.

1 in 4 peoplehave a disability. We’re driving the conversation about disability inclusion and digital accessibility. Because everyone deserves access to their world.


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We are proud to report that 80% of your donation directly serves individuals with visual impairments and is crucial to the success of our students.

Perkins School for the Blind is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

The Perkins federal tax ID number is 04-2103616.

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