V.I.P. stands for visually impaired people who are VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE. We want to provide low vision community education, assistive technology, support and mentoring.

Bowman, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell chat about visually impaired in the Black Black region


Visually Impaired People, Inc. CEO William Bowman recently had the opportunity to talk with Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell of the 7th Congressional District while she was in Selma, Alabama at the Michael Johnson football and cheer camp fundraiser.

Bowman delivers anti-bullying message to Selma students


VIP Organization, Inc's CEO Williwam Bowman recently spoke to elementary school students in Selma about the effects of bullying.

On Wednesday, May 18 Bowman talked to third, fourth and fifth graders at Sophia Kingston School. He explained to them that students should not bully one another because they do not act or look like them.

Help us help others in the community

As you know V.I.P. is a non-profit organization that is a ministry to in power the visually impaired to lead a productive life. We need funds for the following projects. We are trying to raise $10,000.

1. V.I.P. wants to purchase hand held low cost magnifiers for young and old who could not afford one.

2. V.I.P.

Seeing through the eyes of a sight-impaired person


To the untrained eye these photos of a recent field trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama inside the Bryant Denny stadium may be blurry. They were taken that way to show you what the world looks like to some one who is visually impaired. People with low vision like to travel and go outside their home for recreation like every one else does.

Diana Dale receives customer service award

Diana Dale receives customer service award

Diana Dale of Bay Minette, Alabama received the V.I.P. customer service award for going the extra mile in helping customers with special needs. Dale works at Murphy Oil at the Wal-Mart.

She has a great personality and shows everyone love and respect. Dale never meets a stranger. She is the manager there and is also respected by fellow employees.

Special needs kids at Cedar Park Elementary School treated to trip to Montgomery Zoo


The V.I.P. Organization sponsored a field trip to the Montgomery Zoo for special needs kids at Cedar Park Elementary School in Selma.

The May 4 trip was co-sponsored by the Black Belt Community Foundation with a grant to pay for food, tickets, tour and train ride.

V.I.P. used Capital Trailways for transporation because it is the only one in the area with a wheel chair lift.

Students at Bruce Craig Elementary School learn about effects of bullying


William Bowman was given the opportunity to speak to students at Bruce Craig Elementary School in Dallas County, Alabama on the effects of bullying on May 4.

The kids really enjoyed his presentation which was sponsored by Blue Cross and Carter Drugs.

Shabrianna Harris, a third-grader and V.I.P.'s Person of the Year, had a front row seat for the presentation.

What We Offer

1) Low vision community educational programs, conferences and assistive technology demonstrations and expos

2) Support groups, mentoring and advocacy

3) Site and Structural modifications for churches, businesses, etc. for public access

4) Consultations for the visually impaired and low vision evaluations on assistive technology for the visually impaired

5) We provide information and referrals for magnification devices

6) Customer service training and workshops to better acommodate the visually impaired customer

Make a donation

Help V.I.P. help the visually impaired in the community. Consider making a donation. No amount is too small.

V.I.P. Sponsors

Walmart Foundation
Eyesight Foundation of Alabama
Black Belt Community Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Freedom Scientific
First Cahawba Bank
Hat Country Resistal Hats
AI Squared Zoom Text
Moore Stewart Honda
Carter Drug Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pepsi Cola
Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye
City of Selma
Dallas County Commission
Regions Bank