Purposes, Goals, and Objectives of the Jigsaw Chapter:
The purpose of the Jigsaw Chapter shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind in areas of Pennsylvania in which no NFB chapter exists, in the state as a whole, and in the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind not represented by geographic chapters; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can 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.
We meet on the third Saturday of the month at 10 AM via conference call. To attend, dial 605-472-5572 followed by the access code of 329632 pound.
For additional information, please contact President Brenda Ann Gillis at 570-643-6580 or email@example.com.