Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Purposes, Goals, & Objectives of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter

            The purpose of this organization shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind of the Greater Philadelphia area and the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania and the National Federation of the Blind; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the Greater Philadelphia area; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

Hands Only CPR Event

CPR instruction after June 2019 NFB of Pennsylvania Greater Philadelphia Chapter meeting
After the June 2019 chapter meeting, members of the Greater philadelphia chapter of the NFB Of Pennsylvania practiced hands only CPR. This program was sponsored by the mobile CPR project out of the university of Pennsylvania. President Denice Brown Felt that it was important for all members to know how to save a life. The chapter was instructed by Konstantinos “Gus” Totolos.

2020 Bake Sale, Auction, & Massage Fundraiser

Come out to support a great cause and enjoy some great food! The National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania (NFBP) Greater Philadelphia Chapter will be sponsoring its bake sale, auction, and massage fundraiser on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Please visit our Bake Sale, Auction, & Massage Fundraiser page for more information.

Board of Directors


Denice Brown
Phone: 215-808-5875

First Vice President

Stanley Ingram
Phone: 215-459-4155

Second Vice President

Stacy Shomo
Phone: 267-331-6372




Eugenio D’Oliveira
Phone: 267-322-8376

Board Members

Sherry Gaskins
Phone: 215-704-0235

Victoria Herrera
Phone: 214-533-6034

Gloria Nathan
Phone: 215-971-6650

Quitrina Townes
Phone: 215-332-1409

Additional Information

For additional information regarding the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, please contact President Denice Brown at 215-808-5875.