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Causes: Blind & Visually Impaired Centers, Disabilities, Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, Human Services, Job Training, Vocational Rehabilitation

Mission: San antonio lighthouse (the lighthouse) is a not-for-profit corporation which provides vocational rehabilitation and employment through the industrial division for individuals who are legally or totally blind.

Programs: The lighthouse's industrial division provides employment for blind & multi-handicapped persons in the manufacturing and assembling of products. The lighthouse is the third largest manufacturing operation in san antonio and the largest manufacturer of military apparel in the city. In addition to the textile production, the lighthouse manufacturers office supplies, oil analysis kits and floorboards and blankets for boeing. The lighthouse employs close to 400 employees and has won numerous awards for employment. See schedule o for continuation.

the lighthouse's rehabilitation services division provides evaluation and training for the development of job skills, including assistive technology to enable the blind & multi- handicapped to obtain employment. The lighthouse has recently added a low vision clinic and a blind youth education program. The rehab department served a record high 8900 clients this past year.

the lighthouse's base service stores provides employment for blind and multi-handicapped persons while also providing a market for lighthouse products. The lighthouse has a total of 13 stores covering military installations throughout texas, oklahoma, and new mexico. The base service stores are also serviced by an e-commerce website.

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