eyeshine student Jasmine saying goodbye to her equine friend for the week

Make a Difference in Someone’s Life!

We raise funds to cover a range of expenses required to support each Eyeshine participant. Expenses include insurance, specialized equipment, permits, staff salaries, transportation and more. Eyeshine’s work is paid for entirely by private donations.

Donations That Count

Your tax-deductible contribution will help create healthy experiences for children and young adults with vision loss and other disabilities. Your donation supports safe, fun, educational activities that build confidence, courage and character. Help our Eyeshine students stretch their limits, reinforce their abilities, and connect with diverse populations in their community.

Students participate in a hands on ISL class at Frank School


Eyeshine is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Your gift is fully tax deductible as a charitable contribution. You can donate securely by card via Paypal below, by completing a wire transfer via Zelle to dudley@eyeshine.org, or by sending a check to Eyeshine, PO Box 8164, Goleta, CA 93118.

Eyeshine Alliance

Eyeshine gratefully acknowledges the following individuals and organizations who generously contributed to our vision:

  • Ann Steinmetz Family Foundation

  • Best Day Foundation

  • Carpinteria Lion’s Club

  • Dean and Darcy Christal Foundation

  • NewCo Foundation Dave and Dawn Gross

  • TechLX

  • University of California Santa Barbara

  • USARC- United States Adaptive Recreation Center

  • Bill and Gay Hartigan Family

  • Darcy Christal

  • ETC (Environmental Traveling Companions)

  • Jerry Yoshitomi

  • The Hutton Parker Foundation

  • Tricia Eads

  • Tom Brady Sr.

  • William and Marylin Isetta Family

  • “Anonymous Donor” Los Angeles CA

  • Charlie Hale, Dean of Social Sciences UCSB

  • Joanne Meany

  • Kirk Aguer

  • Maria Sandoval w/Oxnard Special Populations Parks & Rec

  • Ron Skinner with Moxi Museum

  • Saint Anthony’s Association of Santa Barbara

  • The Jack & Dorothy Kupferberg Family Foundation

Eyeshine Auxiliary Group

The Eyeshine Auxiliary Group supports the charitable activities of Eyeshine and its programs and services. In addition, the auxiliary increases community awareness of Eyeshine. Our auxiliary also creates its own fundraising events.

Beyond supporting a worthy cause, joining our auxiliary will foster friendships and give you a chance to enhance your event planning and leadership skills. And of course, they’re fun!

For information on joining, please get in touch by clicking below.

Eyeshine's founders advocating for visually impaired related legislature