About Envision Xpress

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This year, your purchases have created

 
HOURS

to support Envision's Mission

Our Mission

Envision Express

About Envision Xpress

Envision Xpress operates 16 retail stores on U.S. military bases in 10 states, providing office supplies, janitorial supplies and individual equipment and clothing to U.S. military personnel through the AbilityOne program. Many of the products sold at Envision Xpress are manufactured by Envision and its many National Industries for the Blind (NIB) sister agencies. Envision Xpress also provides jobs and job training to individuals who are blind or low vision.

For our full product listing, please contact one of our stores listed below.

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About Envision

Envision Xpress is a division of Envision, a not-for-profit agency headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. Established in 1933, Envision has become one of the nation's largest and most trusted service and employment providers for people who are blind or low vision.

The mission of Envision is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education, and research.

In addition to Envision Xpress, the Envision family consists of:

  • Envision Industries, providing a steady stream of income to support our mission while furthering our goal to create employment opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired;
  • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center, promoting independence and confidence by maximizing visual function from birth through adulthood;
  • Gigi and Carl Allen Envision Research Institute, filling in significant gaps in the scientific understanding of vision loss and rehabilitation;
  • Envision Foundation, serving as our ambassador to the world;
  • William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center, placing an unparalleled focus on training people with vision loss, placing them into jobs and providing accessibility inclusion expertise to businesses.
  • Cathy G. Hudson Envision Child Development Center, a visually integrated child care facility serving both typically sighted and visually impaired children ages 0-5.
  • Envision Dallas, promoting advocacy and independence for 150,000 individuals who are blind or visually impaired living in 11 North Texas counties.
  • Education and Outreach Initiatives, offering support programs to people of all ages who are blind or low vision as well as accredited continuing education opportunities for multidisciplinary low vision professionals in numerous countries

Envision is a National Industries for the Blind (NIB) affiliated agency that manufactures several SKILCRAFT™ product lines through the AbilityOne program. Those lines include trash bags, seal closure bags, rifle slings, grocery bags, industrial wiping towels, Visi-belts, and printing services. Through the manufacturing of these products, Envision has been able to provide nearly four million hours of employment to people who are blind or low vision since 1980!

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The story of AbilityOne

In 1938, Congress created a program enabling agencies serving people who were blind to sell products to the federal government. By 1971, the original Wagner-O'Day Act (JWOD) was amended to permit people with other significant disabilities to also benefit. It is known today as the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act. The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is the federal agency authorized to administer the AbilityOne Program. The committee is responsible for determining which products and services are suitable to be placed on its procurement list for the federal government. It also determines the fair market prices for those items.

The committee has designated two central nonprofit agencies (NPAs) to assist with program implementation: the National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and SourceAmerica™ (formerly NISH). Nearly 600 NPAs associated with NIB or SourceAmerica produce products and services under the AbilityOne Program. The core criteria for NPA eligibility is that 75 percent of total direct labor hours must be performed by people who are blind or have other significant disabilities.

Since 1938, NIB has enhanced economic and personal independence of people who are blind by creating employment opportunities. Under its brand name SKILCRAFT™, NIB and its associate agencies supply federal customers with a selection of more than 3,000 quality products.

 

 

Envision Xpress locations

Envision Xpress #51

8110 Security Dr. Door 11 USAFA, CO 80840 719 472-1212 (voice) Hours: 0700-1545, M-F

Envision Xpress #55

140 Reeves Blvd. Building 140 NAS Lemoore, CA 93246 559 998-8408  / 8410 / 8411 (voice) Hours: 0700-1530, M-F

Envision Xpress #56

500 West Arnold Ave Building 2163 Fairchild AFB, WA 99011 509 247-5732 (voice) Hours: 0700-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #57

5464 Essex St. Building S-242 NSA Mid-South, Millington, TN 38054 901 874-5024 (voice) Hours: 0730-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #58

Martin Bomber Building 301 Ent 2 106 Peacekeeper Dr Ste 2N3 Offutt AFB, NE 68113 402 294-2341 (voice) Hours: 0800–1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #59

7929 Apennines Dr. Ft Riley, KS 66442 785 239-4801 (voice) Hours: 0800-1630, M-F

Envision Xpress #60

430 5th Ave Building 2607 Mtn Home AFB, ID 83648 208 828-3972 (voice) Hours: 0730–1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #61

311 Bomber Blvd Building 505 Minot AFB, ND 58705 701 727-9588 (voice) Hours: 0730–1630, M-F

Envision Xpress #62

7100 Saber Rd Building 1284 FE Warren AFB, WY 82005 307 773-3723 (voice) Hours: 0730–1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #63

1400 Specker Ave Building 735 Ft Carson, CO 80913 719 576-8135 (voice) Hours: 0730-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #64

400 Eielson Building 408 Grand Forks AFB, ND 58205 701 747-3689 (voice) Hours: 0800-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #65

727 Second St Building 139 Whiteman AFB, MO 65305 660 687-4343 (voice) Hours: 0730–1600, M-F, UTA – 1130–1530, Saturday Only

Envision Xpress #66

53241 Topeka Street Building 1169 McConnell AFB, KS 67221 316 759-5528 (voice) Hours: 0730–1600, M-F, UTA – 0800-1200, Sunday Only

Envision Xpress #67

725 W. Paine St Building 666 Peterson AFB, CO 80914 719 556-4431 (voice) Hours: 0730-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #68

18251 E. Steamboat Ave. Building 14 Buckley AFB, CO 80011 303 363-0176 (voice) Hours: 0730-1600, M-F

Envision Xpress #69

1015 Sheridan Dr. Building 399 Ft Leavenworth, KS 66027 913 682-3895 (voice) Hours: 0730-1600, M-F