Kansas City Chapter

Last Update 5-7-23 


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, time,  and location, make sure to read our News & Announcements section below or contact President Garcia by phone or email for timely updates. .

Meeting Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Meeting Date: Third Saturday of every month.


Kansas City Public Library Westport Branch Second Floor

118 Westport Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64111


News & Announcements


  • We had our 2023 Walk for Independence 5K Walk on May 6 at Loose Park. The unexpectedly warm weather did not prevent us from walking and after the walk, we all enjoyed some hot dogs provided by the Ivanhoe Chapter. You can still make donations towards this event through June17, the date of our June chapter meeting. Please contact president Garcia to make contributions that will help us to continue to fund the programs of the National Federation of the blind to help blind people live the lives we want.



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 effective November 12, 2022:


Daniel Garcia, President


Linda Coccovizzo, First Vice President


Debbie Eifler-Evans, Second Vice President


Sarah Coccovizzo, Secretary


Jeff Giffen, Treasurer


Willa Patterson, Board Member


Tony Waterhouse-Leal, Board Member


Ruby Polk, Immediate Past President



Contact Us

For more information about Blindness or activities of the National Federation of the Blind, and our chapter please feel free to contact President Garcia by phone at (816) 621-0902 or by email  at dgarcia@nfbmo.org.