Aid to the blind and visually impared, to raise awareness about blindness and prevention and provide services to those suffering from visual impairments
Part of Delta Gamma Fraternity's foundation (philanthropy). In 1936, at the urging of blind member Ruth Billow, Eta-Akron, Delta Gammas adopted Sight Conservation and Aid to the Blind as an international project. Delta Gamma's work for the visually impaired became unique among philanthropies as members answered the needs within their own communities as well as on the international scene.Delta Gammas give more than 90,000 hours a year in volunteer service in a variety
of ways to their communities. However, the work of the Foundation extends beyond service.
1. Quality of life should not be limited by quality of sight