Blind Beginnings

Our Mission

Blind Beginning’s mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families through diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities to create fulfilling lives.

Our work is made possible by the generosity of our donors and sponsors. To make a  one-time donation, please click here. To make a monthly donation, click here.

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Limitless News – Spring 2019 Issue

A Blind Beginnings Youth Newsletter – Written and published by our youth who are blind or partially sighted. Subscribe to our mailing list. Limitless News – Spring 2019 Edited by: Jinnie Saran Contributors: Jillian Sloane, Kolby Zanier, Clement Chou, and Rose Nobahari. In This Issue: What’s Happened Trivia Night – Jillian Sloane Community Discovery Braille Day… Read more Limitless News – Spring 2019 Issue

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Support our Blind Beginnings Team in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge

help us Reach Our fundraising goal of $1,000 before June 23. Meet the Blind Beginnings team members who are participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5k Run on June 23rd. Our three featured team members are Blind Beginnings Youth Leader Jinnie Saran, Blind Beginnings President Betty Nobel, and Blind Beginnings founder and Executive Director Shawn… Read more Support our Blind Beginnings Team in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge

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Blind Beginnings Pottery Sale

Blind Beginnings has an excess of pottery that we are selling to raise funds for our programs that support children and youth who are blind and partially sighted to reach their full potential. When: Wednesday, June 26th from 4:00 – 7:00pm Where: Blind Beginnings office (227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 3A5). The selection… Read more Blind Beginnings Pottery Sale

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Come and Try Blind Tennis

Come and try blind tennis! Yes, you read that correctly. Tennis is another popular sport that has been adapted so that people who are blind or partially sighted can play.  The ball makes noise and is soft, so if it hits you it doesn’t hurt. Also, it bounces before you hit it back, making it… Read more Come and Try Blind Tennis

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Creating Confidence Workshop

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our Summer Creating Confidence program – July 9 – 11, 2019 For children who are blind or partially sighted from 10 to 15 years of age. Fitting in can be hard.  For children who are blind or partially sighted, it has added social challenges.  Whether we can see or… Read more Creating Confidence Workshop

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