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Helen Keller International

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The Power of Community: Our Response to COVID-19

Our top priorities are to safeguard our staff and the people we serve; to save lives through our existing health programs and partnerships; and to strengthen long-term resilience in affected communities.

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More than 82 cents of every dollar goes directly to programs

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110,000,000 people received essential medication

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20 countries worldwide

Our Vision

A world without barriers to sight, health, and human potential.

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Helen Keller’s Life and Legacy

Helen Keller was one of the world’s most heroic trailblazers for vulnerable people, and one of its most indelible examples of the power of the human spirit to overcome hardship. Helen Keller triggered a watershed change for education, social justice, and health care for underrepresented groups of people and literally redefined our understanding of human potential.

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