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Recipients and volunteers

Computers for the Blind (CFTB) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to providing computers to persons who are blind or visually impaired. It is our hope that each person who is visually impaired may experience the information age in a positive and productive manner. We believe technology opens new worlds and creates opportunities for greater personal freedom.

Order a Computer

Computers being worked on by volunteers

Our computers are available to any person with blindness or visual impairment living in the United States. Follow the link to get more information about the ordering process, and to start your order online. You can also check out our Pricing Guide to see the computer configurations that we ship.

Make a Donation

Computers donation by individual in car

Our organization uses equipment and monetary donations to provide computers. If your company has equipment that is being decommissioned or recycled, consider donating to us instead! We can also accept individual donations if they meet our requirements.

Our Organization

We receive donated computers and equipment, refurbish them with accessibility software, and ship them to individuals with visual impairments across the country.

How it Started

Robert (Bob) Langford

Bob Langford was blinded in an accident at age 16. Instead of quitting, he worked hard to achieve many things until he earned a Doctorate’s Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation. Later in life, Bob discovered how computers could overcome many obstacles and he wanted to share this gift with others.

What Others Are Saying

Without help from CFTB, I could not afford having a computer.

I am a member of the my local chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. I am currently using my second computer from CFTB. My first one ran Windows XP and now I’m using Windows 7. I really appreciate the opportunity to have a computer. Without the help from CFTB, there would be no Continue Reading

Linda F

Exceeds expectations!

I want to personally thank each and every one who had a hand in building my new Dell laptop and delivering it so promptly. With its incredible processor, wonderfully large and clear screen for a ZoomText reader, terrific software packages, USB ports and more, it exceeds my expectations of what I would be receiving! I Continue Reading