Volunteer

A man waves while running.
October 5, 2017
Perkins parents give back to the school in a variety of ways, from running a marathon to hosting dinners.
A woman with short hair stands in front of a small airplane.
May 23, 2017
What do a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, a female aviation pioneer and an iconic author have in common?
A hand holds a circular piece of wood against another piece of wood.
April 21, 2017
An army of volunteers at Perkins' Assistive Device Center build a variety of kid-friendly devices to help children learn.
A bearded man looks through a transparent smartphone
April 4, 2017
Want to help? Here are four ways you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people who are blind.
Three parents sit with a Perkins staff member on adjoining sofas.
November 9, 2016
At Perkins’ weekly parent support groups, moms and dads of children who are blind find connection, advice and encouragement.
A young girl looks at a machine with glowing lights
November 1, 2016
The mother of a daughter with cortical visual impairment appreciates the chance to volunteer at Perkins.
Kristin Turgeon smiling
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
A student holds the steering wheel of a boat while the captain looks on
June 13, 2016
Watertown boat owners give Perkins students an experience to remember during annual Charles River cruise.
A woman reading a manuscript into a microphone
May 19, 2016
Meet the team of talented volunteers who record more than 100 new audio books every year for the Perkins Library.
Jack and Jill Fox behind the podium
September 29, 2015
Two of the industry’s leading audio book narrators share their expertise with Perkins Library volunteers.

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