The Rio Grande Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Texas connects blind South Texans and visitors from Matamoros and Reynosa, Mexico and holds itt’s meetings in Spanish with English interpretation services as needed.
We are a community of blind and visually impaired individuals whose goal is to support and encourage one another in an effort to achieve independence and live the lives we want by promoting outreach, education and community
We offer introductory workshops throughout the year related to Braille literacy, Adaptive technology, travel, independent living skills as well as,access to local resources and information. Guest speakers are invited periodically to speak on topics related to blindness.
Our membership also includes Blind children, People who are losing their vision, Parents of blind children, Blind Parents, Students, Seniors and Educators.
The Chapter reaches out to the community through various state and national programs:
The Chapter meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 11am-3pm, unless notified otherwise.
The meeting location is to be announced. Although, we strongly encourage your presence at the meetings, we continue to hold the meetings online thru Zoom. Please contact us at 956-320-8090 for further information.
The general meeting is held from 11am-1pm and from 1pm-3pm, the chapter also holds different workshops as well as arts and crafts.
Please check the Rio Grande Valley Chapter Nfbtx Facebook page, for more information in regard to our monthly meetings.
The Chapter also publishes calendar events, articles, and news of interest to members through its NFB-NEWSLINE® local channel.
Facebook: Rio Grande Valley Chapter Nfbtx
President Alejandra Pérez
Vice President: Perla Reyes
Treasurer: Veronica Martinez
Secretary: Zorayda Pulido
You can send money to the NFBTX Rio Grande Valley Chapter for dues or other purposes thru the following payment methods:
Pay through the “Free” Cash App, available on iOS and Android.
Use the CashTag: $nfbrgv
Please note that it has a dollar sign in front of it and there are no spaces. Capital letters do not matter.
Please make payable to: NFB of TX RGV Chapter
Please contact us at 956-320-8090 for mailing or bank deposit information.
For payments, dues, or donations, please remember to fill out the Memo field by listing: payor’s name, purpose (i.e., dues, donations, etc.) and please list the names of anyone else you are paying for.
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National Federation of the Blind of Texas
1600 E Highway 6, Suite 215
Alvin, TX 77511
(281) 968-7733 * (281) 809-4860 (Fax)