The National Federation of the Blind of Tennessee is proud to present the first ever Braille is Hot Chili Cook-off Fundraiser! Join us for a evening of great food and fun and help the National Federation of the Blind enable blind people “Live The Life They Want”!

The event will be taking place on Saturday, November 18th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Tennessee School for the Blind 115 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Nashville, TN 37210. Please start arriving by 5:30 and park in the Administrator parking lot.  Tickets will be sold at the cafeteria entrance for $10 per person at a maximum of $30 per family. You may also purchase tickets or make additional donations via PayPal by clicking on the button below. Come support a good cause, learn about blindness, and perhaps more importantly, enjoy some fantastic chili and great desserts!

Experience the National Federation of the Blind Nashville Chapter, Tennessee School for the Blind, Donelson Lions Club, Tennessee Library for the Blind, and others compete for the first ever Braille is Hot Chili Trophy! Bid on one of our outstanding auction items. Taste and devour desserts from Nashville master bakers such as Gigi’s Cupcakes and Sweet ‘N Sassy Bakery. Then, cap off the night with a perfect twist, hearing Nashville songwriter and NFB member JP Williams who recently performed on the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage.

Our celebrity cook-off judge’s panel consists of people such as Lelan Statom, Emmy Award winning meteorologist for Channel 5, Blind guitar player Johnny Hiland, arguably one of the best guitar players in the world, and Tennessee School for the Blind alumni, HK Derryberry, who just published his first book titled the Awakening of HK Derryberry! Please join us in helping blind people in Nashville live the lives they want.

Proceeds will also be used to assist with transportation for nashville’s blind to meetings, education, and community outreach events. The Nashville chapter will also institute it’s first Annual Tech Grant, which will assist blind folks acquire expensive assistive technology in order to become more independent.