Tom's Matching Gift to DEAF, Inc.

Seven years ago, I was recruited by Karen Schwartzman to serve on the Board at DEAF Inc.  As I have told many people, this has been one of most meaningful contribution I have ever made to any organization.

I have come to learn many lesson and have a much stronger appreciation of the need that must be met if we are going to treat Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Late-Deafened, and DeafBlind people with the dignity that they deserve.

After four years now as Board Chair, I will be stepping down at the end of this year.  But as I do so, I want to invite you to join me -- in a matching Gift donation program.

Communication access  is central to the mission of DEAF, Inc.  My goal is to cover the $5,800 line item for communication acess that is currently part of FY 2015 budget.  Every dollar you donate, I will match until the goal is met. 

Together, we can do this. What I need is $2,900 from people like you!

The funds you donate will be used to provide communication access services for our constituents.

Please support me as I step down from the board so I can make the best possible parting gift to the organization that I have come to know and love so well.

Many thanks,
Tom Keydel

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Thomas Keydel 
Jamaica Plain, MA
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