Welcome to NABA!

Our mission is to assist
individuals who are
blind or visually impaired
achieve independence
and grow.

We invite you to learn more . . . 

COVID Update for Visitors:

ALL visitors/participants/vendors are required to wear a mask while inside of the building, regardless of vaccination status. As of December 8, 2021, all NABA employees were required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof.
Updated 12/13/2021.

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Every dollar counts – and every dollar goes directly to helping individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Thank you for supporting our mission to…. Empower the lives of the blind and visually impaired.

Become a Volunteer

NABA depends on the time and skills of volunteers in order to create better opportunities for the blind and visually impaired.

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Event Sponsorship

We welcome you to join the NABA family of supporters and become a sponsor for one of our amazing events. Multiple sponsorship opportunities are available.

Will you help us Raise the Roof for NABA?

There are many ways to be a #NABAVisionary and every little bit helps!


“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

– Helen Keller


To assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired achieve independence and growth.

NABA is a private, not-for-profit, 501(c) 3 organization, that provides its services to individuals without regard to socioeconomic status, race, religion, gender or age.

2020 NABA Annual Report

NABA Annual Gala
Youth Beep Baseball
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NABA provides limited services in some counties and throughout the greater Capital Region to residents of Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Fulton, Greene, Dutchess, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, and Washington Counties.


April 1, 2022 - Visionary Gala


Corporate Partner of the Year: RBC Wealth Management – James F. Watkinson
Volunteers of the Year: Lions Club of District 20W
Professional of the Year: Glenn Thompson, M.D.
September 12, 2022 - The 23rd Annual Visionary Golf Tournament

Wolfert's Roost Country Club

TBD - The 14th Annual Low Vision Tech and Wellness Fairs

Video recordings from the 2020 and 2021 Low Vision Tech Fairs are available on our Resources page.

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