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The Missouri Council of the Blind (MCB) is the largest blind consumer organization in the state of Missouri. Read about our Mission and Vision, our Core Programs, and much more at our About Us page.

Winner Announcement:

Odell Hollins of Kansas City, MO

Winner of Cardinal Vs. Royals raffle ticket

Congratulations, Odell !

ACB Convention Info and Grant Request

conference room and speakersACB Conference and Convention is scheduled for July 5th through July 12, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel located at 225 E Coastline Dr in Jacksonville, FL.

 

ACB National Convention Grant

To be eligible for a grant, the member must have joined a regular or special interest affiliate or become a member at large by February 1 of the calendar year in which the grant is offered. The grant shall be payable to members after they attend the ACB convention. Members shall attend all daytime general sessions. The MCB president, or president's designee, shall be informed as soon as possible if someone is at the convention but unable to attend a session.

Note: there is a $500 per person cap on the grant amount awarded.

More Information and Grant Request Form can be found here: ACB Convention Info and Grant Request.

First Timer MCB Convention Scholarship

Attention New Members!!

First Timer Program

It’s that time of year for new members to apply for a First Timer MCB Convention Scholarship. This program exists for new MCB members that would like to get more involved, to have an opportunity to go to the MCB convention. The convention is a great place to learn more about the programs and resources MCB has to offer. It’s also an opportunity to meet other visually impaired individuals and maybe make some new friends!

First-Timers must be Missouri resident, legally blind, at least 18 years old and have not previously attended an MCB convention.

The Membership Committee will award up to four First-Timers to attend the upcoming convention. The award includes three nights lodging, transportation cost to and from the convention, three meals Friday, two meals Saturday plus the banquet and one meal on Sunday. It will be up to the recipient to arrange their own transportation to the convention.

You will find the application on the MCB website or call the office and they will send you one.

Member At Large Application

Find our Member At Large Application at "Member At Large Application Form "

MCB-List

MCB-List: This is a general list serve for friends and members of the Missouri Council of the Blind.
To join, send an empty email message to the subscription address to join the group.
MCB-List@groups.io
Important: After you send a message to a group’s subscription email address, you will receive a confirmation request message from Groups.io. You must respond to that confirmation request to complete your subscription and join the group

MCB-Chat

Connect with other members through our eMail lists on Groups.io.
MCB-Chat: This list is for general discussion, trivia, fun facts and other anecdotes MCB members may want to share back and forth.
To join, send an empty email message to the subscription address to join the group.
MCB-Chat+subscribe@groups.io
Important: After you send a message to a group’s subscription email address, you will receive a confirmation request message from Groups.io. You must respond to that confirmation request to complete your subscription and join the group.

Scholarship Program Guidelines and Application Form

The Guidelines for the Scholarship Program can be found online at https://moblind.org/scholarship-program-guidelines
The application form for the Scholarship Program can be found online at https://forms.moblind.org/educational-scholarship-fund-application/

Summer Camp 2024

The Summer Camp Committee has completed the applications for our two weeks at Cobblestone. For More Info Click on "Summer Camp 2024"

Watch our MCB Video

Learn more about Missouri Council of the Blind by watching our promotional video.
MCB Video.

Missouri Chronicle Newsletter

newsletter March 24 is posted. Our MCB newsletter, the Missouri Chronicle, is published quarterly.  To find the last 2 years you may visit our Chronicle page and for the archives visit Chronicle archives.

Meet the People of MCB

microphoneChip and Beverly invite you to Meet the People that make the Missouri Council of the Blind what it is. You don't want to miss an episode so visit Meet the People to read more and learn how to listen to these episodes.

Calendar of Events

calendar of events Stay up to date on MCB events. See our MCB Calendar of Events to see recurring events and navigate the calendar pages . 

Serving the Blind: Training for the Restaurant Industry

Feel free to share the below video link as a resource to the restaurant industry serving those who are blind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XT48cpnUgU

Thank You

thank you to Lighthouse for the Blind-St. Louis for their generous $25,000 donation for our Summer Camp Program!