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American Council of the Blind


Since 1934, the mission of the California Council of the Blind (CCB) is to gain full independence and equality of opportunity for all blind and visually impaired Californians.

CCB is a non-profit tax-exempt organization composed primarily of Californians who are blind or have low vision.

We reflect the diversity of California.

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1303 "J" Street Suite 400,
Sacramento, CA 95814-2900
10 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday
Toll-Free in California:   800-221-6359
Outside California:   916-441-2100
Fax:   916-441-2188

Have you heard the news?

We're hosting our 6th Annual Statewide fundraiser, the Mutt Strut!

It's a 2K/5K fun-run/walk for people, their service animals and their pet dogs on November 19, 2016 in the Los Angeles area at Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta.

Come and join us, either in person or as a virtual runner/walker, for this fun filled event benefiting CCB.

In addition to the fun run walk, we will be having a costume contest for the four legged furry friends, a doggie adoption along with vendors and of course food.

For more information about the Los Angeles Area Mutt Strut, please call Donna Pomerantz at 626.233.2991 or email donna.pomerantz@ccbnet.org

Check back soon for more details and updates.

Click Here To register or support someone

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Click here to download a PDF version of the Los Angeles area flyer.
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Click here to download a PDF version of the Mutt Strut brochure.
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For additional information about the Mutt Strut, please call 800-221-6359 or send an email to ccotb@ccbnet.org

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