Visually Impaired Persons
of Charlotte County

Providing free integrated  services and training for the visually impaired




For more than 20 years, Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County has devoted its energy to passionately providing free integrated services and training for those who are struggling and coping with impaired vision. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations of money and time.

Reach Out

Work with members
of our community and
​make a difference

services & Training

fundraising events

Our Mission

Be a part of our community and partnership networking and fundraising efforts. VIP of CC hosts
a number of premier events throughout the year to benefit all
​ages with visual impairments.

Have you, or a loved one, recently suffered vision loss or total blindness, or been diagnosed with a severe vision problem such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration or Diabetic Retinopathy?


A Peer Support Group meets every Tuesday at the VIP of CC center for socialization, physician lectures, entertainment, and/or fun and games. Find out how you can join in the action, or sponsor their next meeting!

Find your inner power by helping others

Meet Our Team

Sherry Mearns

Executive Director

Back by popular demand ... Don't miss the 2015 VIPalooza

Gwen Aubrey

Peer Support
Group President
and ​Board Member

Brad Marquardt

Board President

  • Banking and Financial Planning
  • Food demos
  • Healthcare prevention and wellness
  • Promotion of healthy lifestyles

VIP of CC is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization that thrives solely
​on donations, grants, fundraising efforts, and bequests. This is the only center of its kind in Charlotte County. 

  • Prizes and entertainment
  • Family and eldercare solutions
Noncash Charitable
Individuals, partnerships, and corporations may file this form to report information about noncash charitable contributions when the amount of the deduction for all noncash gifts is more than $500.