Support AAVL

Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and all donations are welcome and tax deductible. If you would like to make a donation, please use the PayPal button below, choosing or typing what amount you would like to donate.

Donations can also be made through Zelle if you are a Zelle participant.  AAVL patricipates in Zelle under the name "Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss" with an email address of and our Treasurer's phone number, 304-283-7424.

To obtain more information about donating to AAVL, please contact either AAVL Treasurer at; or AAVL President at

Fundraising Efforts

AAVL Classic Rock ‘N’ Rollers Join Brenda Dillon Walk

AAVL is sponsoring a team, Classic Rock ‘N’ Rollers, to participate in the Brenda Dillon Walk at the 2024 ACB Conference and Convention.  The  team goal is to raise $1,200 this year; donations are split 50/50 with ACB.  Show your support with a one-time or recurring online donation.  Donations can be made online through August 31.  Visit the page at:

Custom “AAVL Celebrate” merchandise from Blind Girl Designs

Show your support for AAVL with apparel or a tote.  All items are printed in multiple colors on navy fabric.  This 12 by 12 inch design explodes with color.  The top of the print has the words “CELEBRATE” in teal, “EXPERIENCE” in pink, “& WISDOM” in orange.  The words are in a graceful arch.  Beneath this arch is a dynamic colorful fireworks display.  Below the fireworks in 3D yellow puff ink are the letters “AAVL” with tactile, readable braille letters below.

  • T-shirt - Navy
    Design is printed on the front of a classic unisex 100% cotton t-shirt.  $29 for any size: S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, or 5X
  • Crew Sweatshirt – Navy
    Design is printed on the front of a cotton/poly blend long sleeved sweatshirt with banded cuffs and sleeves.  
    $39 for sizes S, M, L, XL, or 2X
    $44 for sizes 3X, 4X, or 5X
  • Full Zip Hoodie Sweatshirt – Navy
    Design is printed on the back of a cotton full zip sweatshirt with banded sleeves and bottom, a big split pouch pocket in the front, and drawstring hood.
    $59 for sizes S, M, L, or XL
    $64 for size 2X
    $69 for sizes 3X, 4X, or 5X
  • Big Canvas Zip Tote
    Design is printed on this 15 by 18 inch canvas tote with a full zipper across the top, a zippered pocket inside, and a fold in the bottom of the bag so that the bag can sit upright. $36

The above items may also be ordered with a background of Teal, Irish Green, Light or Sky Blue, Royal Blue or Dark Pink instead of Navy.
Order these four items online or by telephone
Call to place your order: (862) 448-1011

Support AAVL Through the MMS Program

AAVL invites you to join ACB’s Monthly Monetary Support (MMS( program.  Under this program you would donate a minimum of ten dollars a month, more if you can, to ACB.  Up to 50 percent of what you give will come back to AAVL.  The money is either deducted from your checking account or charged to your credit card. 

TerriLynn Fundraiser is Back

AAVL Terri Lynn webpage

Our delicious Terri Lynn fundraiser continues to offer delicacies and financial assistance.  As a reminder, Terri Lynn sends a portion of your payment to AAVL when you purchase from a selection of great snacks including nuts, many of which are covered in chocolate, and assorted candies.  It provides free shipping for most orders shipping throughout the United States.  Ordering is simple and can be done on our own web page on the Terri Lynn web site, You can also email Paul at to place your order and it should arrive within 10 to 14 days.  If you would rather place your order through a customer service representative, just call 1-800-323-0775 and let the representative know that you wish to place an order for AAVL  or Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss.  They are available from the hours of 10 AM to 5 PM, central time, and are based in the Chicago area.  If you have any questions, please contact Paul Lewis at 941-841-9640 (voice & text) or email You can also download the flyer here. Thank you for supporting AAVL!

Cookbook - The Food of Our Times

AAVL has produced a cookbook containing your original recipes.  Appetizers to desserts round out the cookbook.  It will be produced in all formats.  You can read more about it and how to order at