Reach Out to Your Neighbor Who is Legally Blind


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Center StreetCoventry, CT 06238


This is the day to reach out and help a neighbor who is legally blind and when you do... you will help yourself and your community even more! There's are 10 ways you can help:

  1. Read their mail;
  2. Toss the junk;
  3. Prepare a grocery list
  4. fill out their forms
  5. take them to the farmer's market
  6. visit the library
  7. attend programs at the senior center
  8. create a large print phone list
  9. be a good listener
  10. Take them for a guided walk!

Requirements to be a great volunteer include:

  • a desire to help others;

  • a pleasant demeanor;

  • a good reading/speaking voice;

  • average reading skills;

  • organizational or planning abilities;

  • a good driving record;

  • a clear criminal history;

  • two references

  • access to a car with proof of insurance;

  • a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Elder care
  • Reading / Writing
  • Food Service
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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