Kansas City Chapter


Last Update 9-12-17



We are blind people who believe that blindness does not hold us back from living the lives we want. We welcome you to come and join us. Acquaint yourself with our chapter, and our work on behalf of Kansas City's blind.



Meeting Information

The Kansas City Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri holds monthly meetings, generally on the third Saturday of each month. However, since there are occasional changes in the date and location, make sure to read our News & Announcements section below for timely updates. You can also call our chapter information line at (816) 505-5520.

Meeting Time: 2-4 p.m.

Meeting Date: Third Saturday of every month.

Westport Branch, Kansas City Public Library
118 Westport Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64111



News & Announcements


  • October is Meet the Blind Month. On October 14, Members of our chapter will be distributing our NFB literature at the Wal-Mart near Barry Road. Please come by to meet our chapter members and learn more about what it really means to be blind.
  • We will be having our annual Fall Nut Sale starting on September 16. To obtain an order form in electronic, print or braille format, call our chapter information line at 816-505-5520. Orders are due by 12 p.m. on Thursday November 9.



Board Members

The following members will serve on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri as of January 2017:

Ruby Polk, President rubypolk0@sbcglobal.net

Daniel Garcia, First Vice President dangarcia3@hotmail.com

Jeff Giffen, Second Vice President jeff.giffen@yahoo.com

Ben Blagg, Secretary cbblagg@gmail.com

Jeff Wright, Treasurer Jgwright95@gmail.com

Sarita Cann, Board Member

Willa Patterson, Board Member jpmo@internetspeech.com

Shelia Wright, Immediate Past President sbwright95@gmail.com



Contact Us

For more information about Blindness or activities of the National Federation of the Blind, and our chapter please feel free to call our chapter information line: (816) 505-5520