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Helen Keller Achievement Awards

The Helen Keller Achievement Awards were established by AFB in 1994 to acknowledge Keller's extraordinary efforts and promote the notable achievements of individuals and organizations that have improved quality of life for people with disabilities.

Past awardees include leaders from business such as Apple, AT&T, Comcast, and JPMorgan Chase, as well as giants from the performing arts including Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Patty Duke.


  • Chris Downey, Architect
  • Google
  • Netflix

Save The Date!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Essex House New York
160 Central Park South
New York City

There will be a reception, silent auction, and dinner with live music. Proceeds from this stellar fundraising gala will enable us to continue to provide our vital programs and services that remove barriers, create opportunities, and expand possibilities for people with vision loss. Your generous support is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Here's how you can join the celebration, and support the American Foundation for the Blind

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