About BOLD

Our Mission


BOLD organizes affordable outdoor and other leisure activities to enrich the lives of our blind, visually impaired and sighted members (18 and over).

Our Vision


BOLD strives to create an environment which includes persons, regardless of vision, in any outdoor or leisure activity.

Guiding Values


Anyone 18 or over is welcome to become a member of BOLD. The guiding values of Western Pennsylvania BOLD shall be to:
  1. Cultivate community partnerships for organizational development;
  2. Encourage and educate all members to take an active role through equal participation in the organization;
  3. Share our love of the outdoors;
  4. Provide opportunities to experience new activities.
BOLD, Inc., is registered with the Internal Revenue Service and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations as an educational and charitable nonprofit organization.