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How can you help?

Each donation to the Lighthouse supports its mission to enhance the lives of individuals who live with vision loss in the Big Bend area through direct services, community engagement, and education. Did you know?

A $10 donation can help us buy an assistive device such as a talking watch, talking calculator or a liquid level indicator.

A $50 donation covers an hour of individual instruction for a client.

A $100 donation supports a field trip for our children's program.

A $250 donation supports for day of activities for our transition students.

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Dining in the Dark 
Each year Lighthouse of the Big Bend host Dining in the Dark. Lighthouse of the Big Bends annual fundraising event. At this unique event, guests are served a three-course meal in the dark by Leon County's SWAT Team using night vision goggles. Dining in the Dark allows guests to experience for a few short hours what Lighthouse clients experience daily - LIFE WITHOUT SIGHT. For more information about the 14th annual Paula Bailey Dining in the Dark, please contact Kim Galbán-Countryman, Executive Director, via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 850-942-3658. Click for more informationor to purchase your event tickets. 

Other ways to help?

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Are you using to make purchases? Please select Lighthouse of the Big Bend as your non-profit of choice on Amazon Smile. A percent of Amazon Eligible sales will be donated back to Lighthouse! 


Purchase “A State of Vision” specialty license plate from the Division of Motor Vehicles. $25 of the annual fee goes directly to Lighthouse of the Big Bend. Specialty tags can also be purchased as gifts.Visit your local tag agency to find out how to get "A State of Vision" plate. 

Below are the links to the tag agencies in Lighthouse of the Big Bend's service area. 
Franklin County Tax Collector 
Gadsden County Tax Collector
Hamilton County Tax Collector 
Jefferson County Tax Collector 
Lafayette County Tax Collector 
Leon County Tax Collector 
Liberty County Tax Collector 
Madison County Tax Collector 
Suwannee County Tax Collector 
Taylor County Tax Collector 
Wakulla County Tax Collector 

To review Lighthouse of the Big Bend’s most recent financial information please visit our agency page on GuideStar or on the North Florida Community Foundation’s FindLearnGive page. 

Lighthouse of the Big Bend is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt status. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435-7352 toll-free within Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.