And the 2021 Holman Prizewinners Are…

And the 2021 Holman Prizewinners Are…

The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual Holman Prize for Blind Ambition. Last month an international panel of blind leaders came together virtually to select the three winners of the 2021 Holman Prize. Launched in 2017, the Holman Prize awards up … Continue reading And the 2021 Holman Prizewinners Are…

New Rules Allow You to Deduct $300 or $600 from Your Taxes – Even if You Don’t Itemize

New Rules Allow You to Deduct $300 or $600 from Your Taxes – Even if You Don’t Itemize

While LightHouse always relies on the generous support of community members like you, in 2021 there is extra incentive to support LightHouse programs. The recent stimulus package that was signed into law extended many of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act provisions, including charitable tax incentives. For 2021, taxpayers who take the … Continue reading New Rules Allow You to Deduct $300 or $600 from Your Taxes – Even if You Don’t Itemize

First in Our Returning EHC Give Back Concert Series

First in Our Returning EHC Give Back Concert Series

Photo Caption: Derek and Shane Dittmar Last year we brought you the Enchanted Hills Camp (EHC) “Give Back” summer concert series. Throughout the summer months when camp was silent, people from all over took part as best they could and listened online to an incredible array of performers who shared their talents to help support … Continue reading First in Our Returning EHC Give Back Concert Series

This Month’s 30% & Growing Welcomes Back Former LightHouse Employee and Host, Serena Olsen

This Month’s 30% & Growing Welcomes Back Former LightHouse Employee and Host, Serena Olsen

Since April of 2016, LightHouse has been hosting a monthly meet up and casual networking social hour for blind and low vision jobseekers and working professionals called 30% & Growing. The name references the percentage of blind adults who were employed in the United States when the program first started. Back then, the program was … Continue reading This Month’s 30% & Growing Welcomes Back Former LightHouse Employee and Host, Serena Olsen