FY 2022 Annual Report

Letter from President and CEO George Abbott

We have much to be proud of at the Lighthouse. Under extended circumstances related to COVID, supply chain disruptions, and hiring challenges, we achieved a great deal in 2022.

Digital Equity

In order for individuals who are blind and visually impaired to compete in the marketplace for secure jobs with family sustaining wages, they must have strong technology skills and accessible training.

David Geary: A Journey to Empowerment

David Geary, Indirect Labor Employee of the Year and HR/Legal Project Manager and Corporate Secretary, has been instrumental in ensuring the organization operates within legal parameters for the last 15 years.

Upward Mobility

One of the ways the Lighthouse supports our employees is prioritizing upward mobility in all aspects of the business.

Nicholas Shively: A Fascinating Leader

Nicholas started at the Lighthouse in 2009 as a production worker, then moved into a set up role, and then a lead position in 2015 — all on the wallboard line.

Empowering Employees to Be Advocates

Participating in advocacy training is an incredible opportunity for employees to not only make a difference, but also enhance skills like networking and public speaking.

Become a Lighthouse Ambassador

Here’s what you can do to support independence & empowerment for people who are blind, DeafBlind, & blind with other disabilities!

Employee & Community Services Expenses

The generosity of our community allows us to be there for people when they need our services. Employees are able to receive ongoing training and support, enhancing skills that can prepare them for upward mobility in the workplace.

Low Vision Services

The Lighthouse’s Low Vision Services program provides important resources for our employees and community members with low vision needs, as it’s one of the only secondary care clinics in the Puget Sound area.

Our Programs & Services

Our programs and services are designed to provide valuable training, resources, and support to our employees who are blind, enabling them to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Join the Legacy for Empowerment Society

Your generosity will be your legacy. The Legacy for Empowerment Society celebrates the individuals who support the Lighthouse through transformative planned gifts.

Corporate + Foundation Support

There are many ways for local corporations and foundations to strengthen their community by supporting Lighthouse programs and services.

Foundation Board

The Lighthouse Foundation Board of Directors had a terrific 2022, thrilled to get back to in-person events, engagement opportunities, and supporting new endeavors.

Thank You, Generous Donors!

Your generosity allows us to meet people on their journey of vision loss. Your gifts provide the necessary support, funding the services critical for navigating the intricacies of work and life for people who are blind.

Manufacturing by the Numbers

Every line of business at the Lighthouse supports our mission to empower people who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities.

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