Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind is THE LARGEST EMPLOYER of people who are blind or visually impaired in the country.

Industries for the Blind began in 1936 as a two-room shop in downtown Winston-Salem, with only six blind workers, in an effort to provide employment opportunities to persons who were blind or visually impaired.    MORE image for more button

News

IFB Optical: employ and serve is our mission. Watch our new video.

News

Read more about Industries for the Blind in the news.

Annual Report

Sharing Our Stories. 2015 Annual Report now available online.

SEE Camp participants white water rafting

Check out the adventures of SEE Camp students participating in summer programs that promote independent living.

Blind Idol Finalists

A Brighter Path Foundation hosts an array of exciting events each year that are a wonderful way for you to get involved!

About Us

Learn more about what drives IFB’s mission.

Made in USA Manufacturing

IFB is committed to growing business and creating jobs for American workers.