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News and Events 2022

Chief Development Officer

The San Diego Center for the Blind (SDCB) is the only community based 501(c)3 program of its kind in San Diego County. Started in 1972, SDCB has become a leader at the local, state, and national levels in providing vision rehabilitation services to adults with no vision to those with changing vision. For more information visit
SDCB is hiring a full-time Chief Development officer for the fundraising and communication functions of the organization. These would include but not be limited to the comprehensive planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all fundraising, communications, and community relations activities. The CDO works collaboratively and maintains clear and regular communications with the CEO, volunteer leadership, community partners and donors, and support staff. Our ideal candidate will be a motivated team player with boundless energy and a can-do attitude.
If interested, please email a cover letter expressing your interest along with your resume to . A full job description can be found HERE
Thank you for considering this great opportunity.


Past News & Events

Oct 16, 2021

35th Annual Bowl for the Blind

Ready to bowl some strikes while supporting a great cause? Join us on October 16 as the Oceanside Sea Lions Club hosts their 35th Annual Bowl for the Blind event at Surf Bowl in Oceanside. Net proceeds from this event will benefit The San Diego Center for the Blind - Vista, Paws 4 for the Cause, and the Blind Stokers Club. And if you cannot bowl, you can always make a donation for these worthwhile organizations.
For more info and to register or donate, learn more: Bowl for the Blind event

Oct 2-3, 2021

17th Annual Cycling for Sight sponsored by Blind Stokers Club

Have you registered yet for the 17th Annual Cycling for Sight event coming up on October 2 & 3? This fun weekend retreat, hosted by the Blind Stokers Club, includes daily bike routes, catered picnic lunches, and more - and the event benefits the San Diego Center for the Blind. So be sure to start making your plans!

Of course, you can make a donation any time! For more info and to register or donate, please visit: Cycling for Sight

September 12, 2021

Musical Fundraiser

The Blind Stokers Club and Bay Bridge Brewing will be hosting a musical fundraiser this Sunday – and you’re invited! Join us on Sunday, September 12, from 1pm to 5pm at Bay Bridge Brewing (688 Marsat Ct., Suite B, Chula Vista, CA 91911) for delicious food and drinks, a raffle drawing and live music from Rock Canyon – and all proceeds will benefit the San Diego Center for the Blind. We hope you’ll join us for some suds and sounds on Sunday!
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April 20, 2021

Independent Living OIB-TAC launches national public awareness campaign

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the campaign. We know this will lead to increased awareness, advocacy and referrals in the OIB program, and likely across VR as well. Visit the site and follow the finding services link, where we list contact info each of you provided. Be sure to let us know if any of this info changes. We hope you will utilize these resources widely and promote to your community partners and contracting agencies if applicable. We’d really appreciate all adding the 60 second psa video to your websites and using the post-cards and flyers-all available free to anyone who wants to use them to promote access and information. Let us know what you think of the campaign, and of course how we can help you in your community outreach efforts.
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February 24, 2021

We are pleased to announce that we are a recipient of a 2020 Assistive Technology Grant! 
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2020 cleanlogic and vision serve alliance assistive technology grant award

July 21, 2020

Update during Covid-19 by Kim Gibbens, CEO, SDCB


June 13-14, 2020
Cycling for Sight Re-Imagined
This event supports both San Diego Center for the Blind and The Blind Stokers Club.
Cycling For Sight



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