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The Ohio State School for the Blind Parent Teacher Staff Foundation depends on charitable. giving to fulfill our mission to broaden and enhance educational and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind and visually impaired. Your gifts are very important to us!

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General or Dedicated

Your gifts to the OSSBPTSF can be applied to specific programs, services or funds (dedicated gifts), or to the OSSBPTSF general fund (unrestricted gifts)

Dedicated gifts are restricted to the purpose or fund requested by the donor. The OSSBPTSF currently maintains funds dedicated to the music department to cover the cost of band equipment, uniforms, instrument repair, and band travel opportunities.

General gifts are deposited to the OSSBPTSF general fundI which is used for the operation of student general activities and the Parent Teachers Staff Organization and other school request other than those covered by dedicated funds. Unrestricted gifts that are not consumed by prograrns are returned to the general endowment fund. (See Donation Form)

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During the school year the foundation has helped support other school activities such as Mentor Club for Employment, Leo Club, Key Club, Graduating Class Project, and the Parent Teacher Staff Organization with fund raising activities and support programs. The OSSBPTSF Board of Directors determines whether to award grants or develop programs as the board meetings that are held each month. Grants or proposals must be submitted two weeks prior to the meeting date of the board. The Ohio State School for the Blind Parent Teacher Staff Foundation depends on charitable giving to fulfill our mission to broaden and enhance educational and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind and visually impaired. your gifts are very important to us!

What to give

You can contribute to the success of the OSSBPTSF mission in many ways:

OSSB PTSF Donation Form

If you would like to donate to the OSSB PTSF, please download the following form. The form is in a .pdf format that you may fill out and email back to Louis Mazzoli @ lmazzoli@ossb.oh.gov. If you cannot read the document please visit http://www.adobe.com and download the free .pdf reader.

OSSB PTSF Donation Form

Other Ways to Help

You do not have to spend money to help with the OSSBPTSF mission. The OSSBPTSF relies on volunteers to help raise awareness about the needs of the Foundation and the people it serves. You can help by:

Thank You

Your gracious gifts will help support each school age student who is blind or visually impaired with the tools, skills and training necessary to give them confidence that anything chosen to do is possible. We thank you for your support. (See Donation Form)