About ShopBISM – “Every Purchase Creates Jobs for Blind Americans”
At ShopBISM our mission is to create employment opportunities for people who are blind and severely disabled. To that end we are committed to providing top quality products and services that create simple solutions and enhance work environments in a positive way.
Seven out of ten working-age Americans who are blind are unemployed. Our mission is to change that. Your purchases through our Ecommerce Web Site can help create jobs for blind adults and lower the unemployment rate
Owned and operated by Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) we also operate eight brick-n-mortar stores through our Ability One Base Supply Centers. BISM provides innovative rehabilitation services, training, and stable employment opportunities to people who are blind or visually impaired. BISM was established in 1908 by the Maryland General Assembly as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
ShopBISM provides instant online access to our wide range of over 80,000 brand-name products. It is your one stop shopping source for each of the following categories and more:
The ShopBISM Advantage
At ShopBISM you not only get an expansive product selection and outstanding customer service, simply by making your purchases with us you help by supporting our mission of providing employment opportunities for people who are blind and help people become self-sufficient and “Live the American Dream.” Providing superior customer service is part of our ongoing mission to deliver nothing short of excellence. We ensure that ShopBISM customers receive the following benefits and advantages:
- Free Shipping on orders over $50
- Enjoy Next Day Delivery on Most Items
- Full-Service 24/7: Shop on-line at your convenience—twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week—we’re here when you need us.
- Select from over 80,000 Competitively Priced Items: featuring a comprehensive selection of quality brand name and AbilityOne products to meet all your business and home use needs.
We understand that when it comes to online shopping, you have a choice. At ShopBISM, we are prepared to show you that “it’s easier than ever to make the right choice.”