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We are the largest employer of people who are blind on the West Coast and the largest employer of people who are DeafBlind in the nation.

Pictured: Machinist Nathan Greenwood working at the Machine Shop at the Seattle facility

BIG Things Happening in 2018!

Lighthouse Oyster Roast invitation graphic

There are BIG things happening in 2018 and we could not wait to share the exciting news – the Lighthouse is turning 100! Our Centennial Celebration will take place on September 15th, 2018 at the Museum of Flight. More news to come — so stay tuned and save the date!

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Recent Lighthouse News

  • Sooner and Balsa, two guide dogs at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

A Tail of Two Dogs

Submitted by Cindy Van Winkle In 2005, Michelle moved into her own apartment. In 2006, she trained with her first guide dog, a female Black Labrador Retriever named Pacific. In 2009, she began working at [...]

  • Lighthouse employee Kelsey Wedemeyer

Finding Life at the Lighthouse

Kelsey Wedemeyer is a 25-year-old woman who works as a Production worker in Seattle and credits The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. for helping her to live a fuller life.

  • Finn the Guide Dog

October Guide Dog Spotlight – Finn

Greg knew in his heart of hearts that he would enjoy the partnership of a guide dog. But it wasn’t until he and Finn were actually a working team he learned how efficient travel would become.

  • Chelsea smelling the flowers at Ethel L. Dupar's Fragrant Garden

Music to My Nose

"Smells are like music of their own." A Lighthouse employee follows her nose throughout the day.

Horizons Newsletter

Winter 2018 Horizons Cover with photo of Melinda SlovernickRead our current Winter 2018 edition of Horizons and stay up to date on current Lighthouse news! This issue is our special Centennial Edition with a special timeline showing our milestones over the past 100 years!

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Come and see first hand how we are changing the lives of people who are blind everyday. Schedule a tour of our facilities for an individual, group, your school, or for our one-of-a-kind fragrant garden.