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If you would like to become a member of AURORA of CNY, we have a variety of ways for you to donate.

AURORA of Central New York, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3  not-for-profit organization with a 90+ year history of serving individuals of all ages who are blind,  visually impaired, Deaf,  hard-of-hearing, late deafened and deaf blind. The agency is dedicated to being a leader in the field and is committed to:  Read More

The Bureau of Engravings and Printing have announced that beginning on September 2, 2014 a pilot program will be rolled out to provide people who are blind or are visually impaired with currency readers free of charge. Starting January 2, 2015 the program will be nationally rolled out. Read more at:


The Winter Solstice Concent performed by the Syracuse Commuity Choir will be interpreted~~

When:     Friday, December 19th
Where:    St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 220 E. Fayette St., Syracuse
Time:       7:00 p.m.
Fee:         Sliding Scale
Interpreted by:  Maggie Russell

For further information please visit:


Members of the Baldwinsville Lions Club

A huge thank you goes out to the Baldwinsville Lion’s Club for hosting a Wine Tasting Fundraising Event at the Lakeland Winery recently that resulted in a donation of $420.00 to AURORA of CNY! We value our partnership with Lion’s Clubs from across the region that share our mission of serving people with vision or hearing loss.  If you are interested in learning more about the fun and philanthropic work of the  Baldwinsville Lion’s contact 638-3328.

Please check the following link for information about the Annual Christmas Party sponsored by: DAC of CNY; Aurora of CNY; CNYRID & WHOLE ME

Annual Christmas Party Flyer 2014