Thank you for your interest in contributing to Western Michigan University's Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies in the College of Health and Human Services.

Your thoughtful support is much appreciated. Giving continues the tradition of excellence and innovation established at the college through blindness and low vision and all of its quality academic programs. 

To learn about giving opportunities, contact Jim Leja, department chair, at (269) 387-2645 or

To contribute online, visit After clicking on the "give a gift" button on the giving site, there is a button to click on halfway down the form that asks you to "please designate my gift for the benefit of." Clicking on this button will give you a list of departments to choose from, including the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies.

To contribute by check, please make checks payable to the WMU Foundation and write BLVS in the memo section. If you are designating your gift to a specific program or project, please include that name in the memo section as well.

Mail checks to:

WMU Foundation
Gift Processing
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5403 USA