CCTV Donation Makes “100 Percent” Difference

CCTV Donation Makes “100 Percent” Difference

Antonio Arbelo was just a toddler when his desktop closed-circuit television (CCTV) was made. That was more than 50 years ago. A U.S. Navy veteran, Arbelo served from 1985 until he was medically discharged in 1992 after he lost sight in one eye during a mission. After a lengthy career managing a crew of 15…

Low Vision Awareness Month - Answering the Most Frequent Questions

Low Vision Awareness Month - Answering the Most Frequent Questions

In February, we drawn attention to Low Vision Awareness Month – an effort started by the National Eye Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Low vision affects millions of Americans, including many older adults. Low vision can make it hard to do things like reading, shopping, cooking, or writing. And it…

Deutsche Bank’s Anthony Valvo Joins Alphapointe Board

Deutsche Bank’s Anthony Valvo Joins Alphapointe Board

Alphapointe is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony Valvo as a new member of the Board of Directors. Valvo is a Managing Director and Head of the New York and Southeast Regions for Deutsche Bank’s Wealth Management Private Banking office. He is also a member of the Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Americas Executive Council.…

What We Did in 2020... Thanks to Your Help

What We Did in 2020... Thanks to Your Help

It’s now in the rearview mirror, but 2020 was a long, tough year for all of us. Despite all the challenges everyone faced, there were some positives. Thanks to your incredible support, we’re proud to share this list of achievements. We want each of you to understand that none of this is possible without your…

Alphapointe Announces Employees of the Year

Alphapointe Announces Employees of the Year

Alphapointe is pleased to honor its dedicated team members with our annual series of recognition awards. These individuals represent the collective spirit and determination as Alphapointe pursues its commitment toward achieving its mission of empowering people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Since our founding in 1911, thousands of individuals have worked…

Alphapointe & Youth Services Participants Giving Back to the Community

Alphapointe & Youth Services Participants Giving Back to the Community

Alphapointe’s Youth Services participants planned their community service project to give back to others in appreciation of all they have received this year. During the month of December, participants baked cookies and put together goody bags with the donated items. They also practiced holiday songs with the adult caroling group the Stone Soup Singers. Additionally,…

Mission Moment: Patrick Comas is Back!

Mission Moment: Patrick Comas is Back!

Patrick Comas arrived at Alphapointe in July 2020 to participate in our Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services (CRS) program. The purpose of CRS aligns with Alphapointe’s mission to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. CRS programs are catered to the individual needs of each participant and include many services such as training…