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.

LISTEN NOW: Gardening initiative for VIPs

William Bowman Gardening

William Bowman, the founder of VIP Organization Inc., talks about a gardening initiative for the blind and visually impaired.


William Bowman discusses upcoming glaucoma screening clinic

Join us Thursday, Jan. 19th for a free glaucoma screening clinic in Selma, Alabama.

Free glaucoma screening clinic

Free glaucoma screening clinic

You're invited to a FREE glaucoma screening clinic on Thursday, Jan. 19th in Selma, Ala. We'll be at 801 Dallas Avenue from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

VIP to host luncheon and support group meeting

V.I.P. will host its annual Christmas luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at the All In One Restaurant in Selma, Alabama at Wallace Community College.

This meeting is for the blind and visually impaired and their care givers. Volunteers are needed.

RSVP to William H. Bowman at 1-334-354-4015.

White Cane Day Walk a Success

White Cane Day Walk

VIP Organization would like to thank everyone that participated in our White Cane Day Walk in Selma last month.

It was designed to be a day of unity to bring the sighted and sighted community leaders together with the visually impaired community.

Event sponsors included:

The V.I.P. Organization Inc.
Primary Eyecare Center. Dr. Kristina Lovinggood, OD.
Preferred Eye Care, Dr. Ashley Williams, OD.
Carter Drug Co.
The St. James Hotel of Selma, Alabama
Alabama News Network

Photos by Randy Williams, Selma Post Herald

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