[NFBC-Info] Fwd: Know anyone interested in a free annual membership with AIRA?

Rochelle Houston rhouston58 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 02:35:50 UTC 2020

Rochelle Houston, First Vice President
National Federation of the Blind of California
President, Pathfinder Chapter Los Angeles
rhouston58 at gmail.com
323 807-0300
The National Federation of the Blind is a community of members and friends who believe in the hopes and dreams of the nations blind. Every day we work together to help blind people live the lives they want. 

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> From: Darren Gresham <dgresham at daylemc.org>
> Date: October 9, 2020 at 1:56:38 PM PDT
> Subject: Know anyone interested in a free annual membership with AIRA?
> Hello Community Member,
>    Please help the Dayle McIntosh Center share the below AIRA opportunity with as many individuals with vision loss as possible. The only requirements are that individuals be 18 years of age and live in Orange or Los Angeles County.
>    You may have heard of a service called Aira, which provides people with visual disabilities access to visual information (their surroundings, signs, etc.) through the use of a cell phone's video camera. A live, trained operator is available 24/7 to provide this information in English and Spanish. Aira's website has a more
> Detailed description of their services. 
>    The Dayle McIntosh Center, in collaboration with UCI, The University of California at Irvine, and Toyota are partnering to sponsor persons with vision impairments a free unlimited Aira account from October 2020, through August 2021.
>    Please spread the word to your clients, members and associates. Those interested have only to complete this
>  Google Form.
> The form simply requests: First Name, Last Name, Email address, and Phone number. The email address is optional (to be inclusive of people who may not have one) but preferred.
> Thank you for your support and your help in sharing this opportunity!
> The Dayle McIntosh Center Staff
> *************************************************************************************Spotlight on a service of the Dayle McIntosh Center
> Living with vision loss is challenging but we’re here to help. The Dayle McIntosh Center’s Aging with Vision Loss Program provides free one-on-one services to seniors experiencing vision loss. Whether it’s using your microwave, organizing medications, or reading your mail, our Instructors can assist you in achieving your goals for greater independence. If you or someone you know is Age 55 or older, lives in Orange or Los Angeles County and is struggling with activities of daily living due to vision loss, please don’t hesitate to call. The Dayle McIntosh Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities since 1977 and we look forward to being of service to you.
> Call us at 800 972-8285 or visit us on the web at www.daylemc.org.
> The mission of the Dayle McIntosh Center is, access and independence, by and for, people with disabilities.

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