Volunteer shoppers are available for blind people to assist them in getting things like groceries, clothes or shoes. A part of Gail's job at Services for the Visually Impaired is to help find volunteer readers and shoppers for blind people in the Washington DC area.

Ellen would usually help my mother with shopping, but now that we're both grown up, we're not able to help out as frequently as we used to. But Gail was able to get some assistance from Anita Cowen when it came time for some new dress shoes.

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