In memory of Melody Angelini, help us to stay funded. Your donation, in any amount, will help other blind and visually impaired veterans to have the same experiences that many of us shared with Melody. Melody and her husband, Lou, co-founded HBCA in 1981. The purpose was to develop a supporting network of Blind and Visually Impaired Veterans who completed training at the Central Blind Rehabilitation Center (Hines). The first Hines Alumni reunion occurred in 1981. Throughout over 15,000 volunteer hours, Melody orchestrated events for our veterans including Brookfield Zoo outings, Museum of Science and Industry trips, Chicago Architecture boat tours, and classical concerts. SheRead More →