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Christian Guardino

Camp Helen Keller camper Christian Guardino on America's Got Talent

Camp Helen Keller camper Christian Guardino gets America's Got Talent Gets Golden Buzzer from judges

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Helen's Run Walk 2017

Helen's Run Walk 2017: A New Record High!

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PHOTO OF ROSE STANDING IN FRONT OF FLAG IN BOARD ROOM SMILING

For a Half-Century, She Has Led the Blind With Chutzpah (and Often, No Cane)

Rose Romano, 79, who is visually impaired, works at Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Read more about Rose's Story.

“Practical Blindness” TV/Radio Show

HKS Managing Director Frank Primeggia appeared on “Practical Blindness”

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Mary Pigott Ottavino

Passing of HKS Chair and Board Member, Mary Pigott Ottavino

Helen Keller Services (HKS) mourns the loss of its longtime Chair and Board Member, Mary Pigott Ottavino, who passed away on October 11th at the age of 91.

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Helen Keller Camp Show 2016

Camp Helen Keller 2016

The children of Camp Helen Keller marked the end of camp with their signature annual show.

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Sons of Italy Invade Camp Helen Keller

Sons of Italy Invade Camp Helen Keller

An action packed fun filled day marked the 7th Annual Activities day between The New York State Grand Lodge Foundation, Order Sons of Italy in America, Gift of Sight and Camp Helen Keller.

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Joe Bruno

Q & A with Joseph Bruno

Joseph Bruno knows how to navigate challenges. Having led New York City’s Fire Department, and later its Office of Emergency Management, Bruno is now president and CEO of Helen Keller Services.

Go to the Long Island Business News article.
Disability Pride Parade

Disability Pride Parade – July 10th

On July 10th HKSB Gifts Program will participate in the festivities surrounding the annual Disability Pride Parade.

Read more about HKSB Gift Program participation at the Disability Pride Parade.
Preschool students from HKSB’s Children Learning Center graduate

Preschool students from HKSB’s Children Learning Center graduate

Preschool students from HKSB’s Children Learning Center donned caps and gowns Friday June 17, 2016 in front of dozens and dozens of loved ones.

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First Home 1893-1899

Helen Keller Services Helps Children and Adults Prepare for the Future

Building on its legacy, new President & CEO Joe Bruno guides pioneering, 123 year old agency into the future

Read the article by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Tracy Dixon, a client of Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Blind workers create and sell Mother’s Day baskets Downtown

Helen Keller Gifts Program provides employment opportunities to individuals who are legally blind.

Read the article by The Brooklyn Paper
Joseph F. Bruno

HKS Appoints Joseph F. Bruno President & Chief Executive Officer

HKS Appoints Joseph F. Bruno President & Chief Executive Officer.

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Two women interact with a touch screen behind a desk

Aloft Partnership

An amazing training opportunity for five legally blind individuals with Aloft Brooklyn Hotel

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Gala

At the beautiful Garden City Hotel, we honored some amazing individuals with an awards presentation, dinner and dancing.

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