This is why there is CRIS

$1,245 of $20k goal

Raised by 20 people in 11 months
Chris Kelly  WINDSOR, CT
Tom is blind and has been a CRIS listener for 35 years.  He says, “The biggest difference CRIS has made in my life is that it prevents me from being isolated, enhances my knowledge and independence and empowers me. By keeping me informed on local to national events, I am able to converse with people on a wide range of topics and opens up the world to me.”

The Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS) is Connecticut's only reading service providing audio versions featuring human narration of print materials to people who are blind or printed-challenged due to any disability that makes it difficult or impossible for them to read print materials. 

Imagine you can’t read.  How would you stay informed about events in your community and beyond?

 
Relatives of listener Mike said, “Uncle Mike was a daily listener of CRIS Radio for 25 years.  CRIS Radio allowed Uncle Mike to be an active and knowledgeable participant in any conversation and helped him lead a long full life where he felt that he was important and that his opinions mattered.”

The readings offered on CRIS are comprehensive and varied. For adults, they include news and sports stories, editorials, obituaries, business and personal finance articles, lifestyle stories, recipes, travel, accessible technology developments, restaurant reviews, store sale circulars, community events, best selling books, health and safety several talk shows focusing on issues and topics of particular interest to the CRIS audience.

 CRIS is facing cutbacks in funding from the state, which may require us to reduce our programming. 

Please help us continue to provide programming for people who rely on us for information vital to their quality of life.

Our goal is to raise $50,000 by June 30th.

Thank you so much for your support.
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$1,245 of $20k goal

Raised by 20 people in 11 months
Created April 14, 2016
TK
$25
Tim & Carol Killeen
10 months ago

This donation is in honor of our dear friend, Tom Grossi.

RM
$50
Ryan and Joe McLean
10 months ago

CRIS Is Awesome!!

$200
Anonymous
10 months ago(Offline Donation)
$25
Elaine S Zimmermann
10 months ago
$25
Bob Hoffman
10 months ago
DG
$100
Doris Griffith
10 months ago
JR
$50
jean roy
10 months ago
$50
meg fenton
10 months ago
$50
Cyndi Steneri
10 months ago

CRIS Radio is a small non-profit that because of cuts in state budget needs your help. Please donate or share on your page. Thanks!

$50
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10 months ago
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