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I want to welcome all of you that have clicked over from Lime & Violet and from Ravelry. I thank you for your contributions to RFB&D.

Here’s a comment from a RFB&D member that was left on the blog today:

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post “Contest Time”:

RFB&D is a great organization. I am totally blind and was a computer science and applied math major in college. To say that I wouldn’t have been able to make it through school without RFB&D would be an understatement. I also used them throughout high school to obtain textbooks, rather than getting them in braille. I owe much of my success to them; today I am a supervisor of a group of computer engineers at the Pentagon in Washington. Back then I might not have realized how important the audio books were, but today I am certainly very greatful to them and their excellent and caring staff who make such a difference to people every day.

As of today, we have raised $315 for RFB&D.

Here is how your generous gift will help RFB&D members:

$57 Enables RFB&D to master, duplicate and ship one accessible textbook to a member

$145 Pays to distribute the average number of accessible textbooks that a student needs for one course

$580 Pays for the average number of accessible textbooks that a college student needs for one semester

$2096 Covers the cost of recording a new digital textbook for our CV Starr Learning Through Listening® Library

We are 1/2 way to paying for textbooks for a college student for one semester. There is still plenty of time to donate and be entered into the contest.

Thank you again and good luck in the contest.

Happy Knitting!


Posted April 9, 2008 by theknittingpatch in Contest for RFBD

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