Blog

The latest news and updates from Be My Eyes in one place.

September 27, 2021

Rite Aid Becomes First Drug Store Chain to Join Be My Eyes

One of America’s leading drug store chains is now offering free visual support for blind and low-vision customers.
August 5, 2021

What Would You Do with 5 Million Volunteers?

Be My Eyes hits a major milestone.
July 23, 2021

Barilla becomes first Food Company to Support the Blind Community with Be My Eyes

Our newest Specialized Help partner is here to provide support for home cooks, including help with pasta, sauce and shopping for the perfect meal.
June 29, 2021

Eyemart Express Joins the Be My Eyes Community

As the newest Be My Eyes Corporate Volunteering partner, Eyemart Express is taking a step further in improving people’s lives by helping them see better.
June 22, 2021

Inclusively, the Accessible Job Platform, Joins Be My Eyes

As an employment platform that connects job seekers with disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses to inclusive employers, Inclusively is the newest addition in the Career category of Specialized Help.
June 16, 2021

Be My Eyes Wins an Apple Design Award

Be My Eyes is Apple’s 2021 Winner for Social Impact.
May 20, 2021

Welcoming LinkedIn to Be My Eyes

As the newest Specialized Help support provider, the LinkedIn Disability Answer Desk is now available on the Be My Eyes app, to support people in getting the most out of their professional network.
April 1, 2021

Be My Eyes users in the UK can now receive support with at-home COVID tests

The UK Department of Health & Social Care have partnered with Be My Eyes to offer visual support with at-home COVID tests.
March 17, 2021

Verizon is First Telecom Provider to Join Be My Eyes

Blind and low-vision Verizon customers can now contact their mobile provider through Be My Eyes for questions about accessibility.
March 12, 2021

Podcasts are Back - With a New Surprise

Our podcasts The Be My Eyes Podcast and 13 Letters are back for new seasons together with the newest member of our podcast family: Say My Meme.
February 24, 2021

Your Driver Isn’t Waiting: How People with Disabilities Get Left Behind

Ride-sharing and delivery services prohibit drivers from refusing to serve people with disabilities, but many are still doing it (by accident) every day.
February 15, 2021

Watch our Webinar: Talking Glucose Meters for Blind and Low-vision Diabetics

Did you miss our webinar with Accessible Pharmacy and Prodigy Diabetes Care on glucose meters for blind and low-vision diabetics? Don't worry - you can catch it right here!
February 9, 2021

Upcoming Webinar: Talking Glucose Meters for Blind and Low Vision Diabetics

Join us, together with Prodigy Diabetes Care and Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind to learn more about how to best manage your diabetes as a visually impaired individual.
January 25, 2021

Applications for the 2021 LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco’s Holman Prize are now open.

Apply for the Holman Prize with an innovative idea for your chance to win $25,000.
January 20, 2021

Six Years of Be My Eyes

In January 2021, the Be My Eyes Community celebrated its 6th birthday. But do you know how the community got to where it is today?
December 28, 2020

Hindsight is 2020: A Look Back on a Turbulent Year

Even though 2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year for the whole world, we want to start 2021 off right by focusing on what we were able to accomplish together this year.