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Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a organ disease organization based in Miami, FL that was founded in 1931. As of 2020 they had $16 million in revenue and $41 million in assets.

To provide vision rehabilitation and eye health services that promote independence, to collaborate with and educate professionals, and to conduct research in related fields.

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Program areas at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Our Florida heiken children's vision program, llc, provides service through our statewide network of 1,073 optometrists in their medical offices or by taking primary eye health care directly to over 500 schools using our four mobile eye care units. 15,260 low-income schoolchildren received a dilated eye exam and glasses when prescribed at no cost to their parents.our low vision program provides comprehensive functional assessments and eye examinations and instruction on assistive devices and optics for seniors with age-related vision loss. These low vision services are specifically designed to assist individuals in utilizing their remaining vision to achieve an active lifestyle and maintain their maximum independence. Exams are provided under the supervision of our low vision consulting optometrist assisted by our certified low vision occupational therapist and licensed dispensing optician. In 2019, we were the recipient of a coveted innovations in healthcare grant from the Florida blue foundation as follow up ...

Early intervention and Lighthouse learning center for children programsthe Miami Lighthouse early intervention program provides high quality services for Visually Impaired Blind babies, toddlers, and their parents/caregivers in the child's natural environment which typically is in the child's home. the program utilizes parents as teachers, an evidence-based model to support families in the home and in their local community. Through individualized child and family plans, this program provides developmental education for young children as well as addressing their unique needs and builds upon the assets of the adults in each child's life. Program goals include facilitating developmental functioning of participating children (ages birth to five); increasing the level of parent involvement in their child's development; increasing the capacity of other service providers to address visual impairment problems; and preparing children to enter elementary school successfully. Our Blind babies early intervention has been recognized as children's program of the year by ...

Pre-employment transition services and vocational rehabilitation clients our pre-employment transition services program is a year-round program that provides youth 14-22 the opportunity to develop skills to enter the workforce or post-secondary education. the primary purpose of this program is to increase the number of Blind and Visually Impaired students and youth who enter competitive integrated employment, training and/or post-secondary education. These objectives are fulfilled by the provision of high-quality comprehensive and coordinated pre-employment transition instruction that enhances each individual's abilities to be successful in competitive employment, training and academic settings. Students are taught life skills like home and personal management, computer/adaptive technology, job readiness, orientation and mobility, social skills and community integration. Students learn essential skills that prepare them for the workforce and are exposed to many career options through the work experience aspect of our program. In 2019 we placed 40 clients in internships.during our 2019 summer camp, 30 ...

Form 990s for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Nov 2, 2020990View PDF
2019-12Aug 26, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 1, 2017990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,739,910
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$22,857
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$888,614
Net income from fundraising events$147,442
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$12,907
Miscellaneous revenues$322,525
Total revenues$16,134,255

Vendors for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Verdeja and De Armas LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-05-21
██ ███████ ██████Optometrist$103,7472019-12-01
██ ██████ ███████Optometrist$108,1602019-12-01
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-16
██████████Fundraising software2019-09-16

Personnel at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Virginia A. JackoPresident and Chief Executive Officer$224,068Sept. 30, 2020
Richard FernandezChief Financial Officer$130,183Sept. 30, 2020
█████ █████ ███████Chief Product Officer$114,247Dec. 31, 2019
█████ █████████████Chief Program Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██████Vice President for External Relations-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ██████████Director of Compliance and Program Grant Development-Sept. 30, 2020
████ ████████Director of Facilities and Transportation-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██████Employee / Computer Technology Services Manager$109,596Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ████████Past Chief Financial Officer$68,369Dec. 31, 2013
...and one more key personnel

Peer organ disease nonprofits

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3Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)501(c)(3)$33 millionAustin, TX
4Deaf Community Services of San Diego501(c)(3)$4.8 millionSan Diego, CA
5Travis Association for the Blind501(c)(3)$34 millionAustin, TX
6Blind Industries & Services of Maryland (BISM)501(c)(3)$11 millionBaltimore, MD
7Norcal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing501(c)(3)$4.2 millionSacramento, CA
8The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$42 millionChicago, IL
9Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)501(c)(3)$17 millionUtica, NY
10Keystone Blind Association (KBA)501(c)(3)$11 millionHermitage, PA
11Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRoseville, MN
12Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$5.1 millionWashington, DC
13Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$18 millionSan Francisco, CA
14Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh (BVRS)501(c)(3)$5.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
15East Texas Lighthouse for The Blind501(c)(3)$8.5 millionTyler, TX
16Braille Institute of America501(c)(3)$22 millionLos Angeles, CA
17Lions Services501(c)(3)$20 millionCharlotte, NC
18Foundation for Blind Children501(c)(3)$10 millionPhoenix, AZ
19ChildFirst Services (CFS)501(c)(3)$9.6 millionAllentown, PA
20New Hampshire Assistive Technology Center501(c)(3)$4.1 millionGreenfield, NH
21San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired501(c)(3)$28 millionSan Antonio, TX
22Lighthouse Guild501(c)(3)$5.7 millionNew York, NY
23Guiding Eyes for the Blind501(c)(3)$32 millionYorktown Heights, NY
24Children's Center for the Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$4.6 millionKansas City, MO
25Westmoreland County Blind Association501(c)(3)$4.0 millionGreensburg, PA