A Little About Us
Computers for the Blind (CFTB) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to providing computers to persons who are blind or visually impaired. It is our hope that each person who is visually impaired may experience the information age in a positive and productive manner. We believe technology opens new worlds and creates opportunity for greater personal freedom.
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We would love to get you information on how to start your order. Our computers are available to any visually impaired individuals living in the United States. Look at our Fact Sheet for more information, or begin the application process!Pricing Guide Order a Computer
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Our organization depends on donations from individuals as well as large businesses. If you have computer equipment that is being unused or is destined for the trash, consider donating to us instead! Look for a location to drop off your computer, or find out what we are looking for.More Info
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The machines we ship are built by volunteers! Unfortunately, we are not accepting new volunteers at this time, but hope to open it back up in the future. Visit our volunteering page to find out how to be notified when that happens.Get Started
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We receive computers and accessibility software as donations from many sources. Our volunteers clean and rebuild the computers, then set them up with the software to make it possible for visually impaired persons to interact with them. It takes a team to make it all happen!Learn More
What Others Are Saying
I feel as if I have been given an extra pair of eyes and the ability to succeed.
I truly appreciate all of the volunteers from Computers for the Blind in providing individuals with much needed equipment. For many years I have struggled with gradual sight loss, as one must go back and re-learn new skills and regain your independence to fulfill everyday obligations. Sometimes not ...
Maria T, 04-2018
My Right Hand in Life
Thank you for your dedication and commitment to provide a wonderful opportunity for the blind and visually impaired. I have been using the computer that I received a little more than a year ago almost daily. My computer is my right hand in life. It opened up the world of opportunities. Thank you ver...
Shiro I, 07-2011
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How it Started
Bob Langford was blinded in an accident at age 16. Instead of quitting, he worked hard to achieve many things until he earned a Doctorate's Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation. Later in life, Bob discovered how computers could overcome many obstacles and he wanted to share this gift with others.Read Bob's Journey
Today, it takes a team to get everything done! We have a volunteer board that works hard behind the scenes to further our mission, as well as staff members that focus on getting computers out to our clients. Get to know them and how they hold this all together.Meet Us