The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind is a nonprofit organization that has been providing opportunity and assistance to individuals affected by blindness in North Texas for the past 83 years. We believe that with knowledge, training and motivation, people affected by blindness can succeed and thrive in any workplace, live productive and meaningful lives, and be important contributors to their communities.
Tax Time Tips
As tax season approaches, it is important for us to reflect upon last year while preparing for the year at hand. One important thing to consider is charitable giving. According to Forbes magazine, “Making a charitable donation is not only a chance to make a difference: it’s also an excellent way to reduce your tax burden for the year.” Read more in the magazine’s full article Making Your Gifts Count: 10 Smart Tips For Charitable Giving
Feeling charitable? Contributions to the Dallas Lighthouse support our programs and services that provide opportunity for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in our community.
Employee of the Month: Apolinar “Polo” Gonzales
We are pleased to announce that Apolinar Gonzalez (Pictured Right), also fondly known as "Polo," has been named Employee of the Month for April here at the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind. Polo, who has been an enthusiastic and diligent team member for the past six years, currently works in our writing department.
"Polo is an excellent worker. I can always expect him to do whatever I ask him to. It's a privilege to have [him] here," says his supervisor, Ramon Rios (Pictured Left).
Polo has been totally blind since birth from Glaucoma, but he doesn't let blindness to hinder his happiness and hard work. "More than anything else, I am happy because of the comradery at Dallas Lighthouse. It's a family atmosphere here."
Polo's productive efforts and optimistic attitude are greatly appreciated. Congratulations, Polo for being named Employee of the Month for April!
The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind supports MySleev
MySleev™ is an environmentally-friendly new product in sporting event gear that is made in the USA in partnership with Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind. To learn more, visit http://www.mysleev.com