PRO (People Reaching Out): The LightHouse Youth Volunteer Corps

PRO is a LightHouse based group of students ages 13 to 24 who have gathered together to make a difference by volunteering their time to better the community for all. PRO hosts monthly service projects in and around the San Francisco Bay Area led by blind and low vision youth. These service projects are a great way for youth to give back.

For example, we rode together in the 2015 Cycle for Sight bicycle race in Napa,  worked at the San Francisco Food Bank, cleaned up parks and removed trash from streets and collected food and toys for homeless and low-income individuals and families. Youth who participate in PRO get to hang out with friends, fulfill service hours and help others. An added bonus is that they also get a chance to disprove the public’s misconceptions about the abilities of people who are blind or low vision.

When and Where Does PRO meet? The dates and locations of our service projects vary from month to month.
Anyone interested in joining PRO is welcome to come to our monthly planning meeting held at LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters on the second Saturday of each month, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.