Meet Kim and Mari Blumenthal

If you received the MindsEye spring appeal letter, you got to hear a little of the inspiring story of Kim and Mari Blumenthal. A mother-daughter BeepBall duo, they both play for the Gateway Archers (Mari is a sighted pitcher and catcher.) Thanks to the support of MindsEye donors, they’re able to afford to play together…

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Meet Kim and Mari Blumenthal

MindsEye Drive-In Approaches

MindsEye Drive-In Gala June 12th on the Sheldon Concert Hall Lot  The event will raise over twenty percent of the nonprofit’s annual operating budget  For the past 17 years, MindsEye held traditional Soiree fundraisers—even in 2020, just before the start of the pandemic. This year, however, MindsEye has embraced a new “Drive-In” event format. Guests will gather on the Sheldon Concert…

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MindsEye Drive-In Approaches

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum Audio Description

The Missouri Historical Society partners with MindsEye to increase accessibility for patrons who are blind or visually impaired  The Missouri Historical Society (MHS) and MindsEye have recently partnered to provide audio description for the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum. An audio playlist of 50 tracks visually describes interior and exterior spaces, points of interest, the core exhibits, and general way-finding information for the Museum and…

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Soldiers Memorial Military Museum Audio Description

Fundraise for MindsEye on Give STL Day 2021!

Give STL Day is coming up next Thursday, May 6th. Members of the MindsEye family have a great opportunity to not only donate but help us raise money and spread the word about our amazing programs! Create your own Fundraiser for MindsEye, set a fundraising goal, and then encourage your network of family, friends, and…

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Fundraise for MindsEye on Give STL Day 2021!

Gateway Archers to Train with Indy Thunder, 4-time World Champions

St. Louis’ Gateway Archers Beep Baseball Team Welcomes the Indy Thunder  The one-year-old team will train with the 4-time world champions this spring  St. Louis, MO, April 20th, 2021—Next week athletes from St. Louis and Indianapolis who are blind or visually impaired will train together on the Beep Baseball field. Often called BeepBall, the sport is an adaptive form of baseball that…

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Gateway Archers to Train with Indy Thunder, 4-time World Champions

Ear to Ear with Sean Smith, Muny Director of Operations

MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty recently had a chance to chat by phone with Sean Smith, Director of Operations at the Muny. They discussed the theater’s pandemic projects, including their “virtual season” and construction projects backstage and in the theater. Of course there are also some sneak peeks into the upcoming 2021 season,…

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Ear to Ear with Sean Smith, Muny Director of Operations

Volunteer Spotlight — Cory Sturdevant

Cory has been volunteering with MindsEye for about 9 years. He audio describes all the Blues games, as well as helping out with the Gateway Archers. In fact, Cory was the MindsEye 2020 BeepBall Volunteer of the year! In early February of this year Cory got to attend a Blues game and describe it for…

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Volunteer Spotlight — Cory Sturdevant