In 1986, Gidget Hopf began working for the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired-Goodwill in Rochester, New York. During her 26 years at the agency, Hopf helped ABVI-Goodwill go from a well-intended charity to the empowering organization it is today. She has served on NIB’s Board of Directors and her leadership has been recognized with many awards.
Below is a timeline of NIB's history. Click on a specific event title to read more.