Signing up for Be My Eyes, which connects people who are blind or have low vision anonymously with a volunteer through video chat for things they may need help with. A friend of mine recently had her first call and helped somebody pick out matching shoes. At the time of writing this, according to the app, there are 109,399 blind users and 1,844,451 volunteers signed up to assist them. https://www.bemyeyes.com
@mikeyil Just signed up, so excited to get my first call!
@mikeyil I read about this last year and was just trying to find it again so I could join. Such an awesome use of technology for good.
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