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Ways to Give

The Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired relies on generous community support to fulfill its mission of providing no-cost services that foster independence, dignity and overall well-being for individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired.
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We offer a variety of ways for you to support our mission through donations

Through our web site

Use our online form to donate a one-time or memorial gift. Funds are processed by PayPal, but you don't need a PayPal account to donate.


By mail

Send a check or money order payable to GDABVI to: GDABVI, 26777 Central Park Blvd., Suite 150, Southfield, MI 48076

Facebook Fundraiser

From your homepage, click on the house icon at the top and then, click Fundraisers on the left side. In the Raise Money box, click Select Nonprofit and type in Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired. You can also follow this link to get started:

Kroger Community Rewards

Go to Kroger Community Rewards to sign up and start Kroger donations that support GDABVI when you shop for groceries. From there, all you have to do is use your Kroger Plus Card when you shop.

You'll need to renew your commitment May 1st of every year.

Amazon Smile

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate to GDABVI based on your purchases at How can you join?


On a computer: Access your account from your computer using this link: and choose the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired as your charity. (You’ll always need to start here in order for the Agency to receive funds.)


On a mobile device: Go to settings in your Amazon app, turn on AmazonSmile, and choose the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired  as your charity.

Annual minimum contribution

If you're fortunate enough to not need your annual minimum distribution, we would welcome your funds as a gift to our mission.

"Your required minimum distribution is the minimum amount you must withdraw from your account each year. You generally have to start taking withdrawals from your IRA, SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA, or retirement plan account when you reach age 72. Roth IRAs do not require withdrawals until after the death of the owner." (See

NOTE: This should not be construed as tax advice. Please consult your tax advisor for additional information and guidance.

Sponsorships: We invite companies to join us in furthering our mission through a variety of sponsorships that provide mutual benefits throughout the year. Click the image to download our package. Feel free to reach out with questions or for details. 
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The Upshaw Circle: Major donors are key to our giving program. Learn more about the Upshaw Circle and join today.
Partnership Opportunities

If you have any questions or difficulties with your contribution, please call 313-591-3794.

Thank you and help us spread the word!

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