Our Story

This year is Visually Impaired Preschool Services' (VIPS) 35th anniversary. Founded in 1985 by a group of parents and volunteers who saw a need to improve educational and developmental intervention services to children with blindness and low vision in Louisville, Kentucky, VIPS began with $10,000 grants from Metro United Way and WHAS Crusade for Children and one employee. VIPS grew from serving eight families that year to serving over 700 children from birth to five years old in 2019. With growing demand of its services, VIPS has established offices in Central Kentucky and Indianapolis and opened a preschool in Louisville--the first of its kind in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today, VIPS continues to be the first and only nonprofit agency in Kentucky and Indiana providing vision-specific services to this population of children.

Welcome to the Virtual VIPS Gala & Auction!

Click the "Register Now" button above to begin!

Once you've registered, simply input your Login info to begin bidding!

 Thank you for joining us!  

Click HERE to join our hour-long live event on Zoom at 7:30PM on Saturday, May 30th!

The funds raised from the auction will be used to support the services that Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS)
provides Kentucky and Indiana's youngest children with blindness and low vision.
To learn more about VIPS, visit us at www.vips.org.

**You don't need to register in our auction to buy a Disney raffle ticket! Click here to get started.**


Interested in supporting VIPS, but don’t feel the need to bid in our auction? 

Text "vips" to 56651 OR click this link to donate! https://cbo.io/d/vips

Silent auction closes Saturday, May 30th, 2020 at 10PM.

Items will be available for pick-up at one of VIPS' 3 office locations, or shipping within the United States. (May be subject to additional shipping fees.)

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