Blind Beginnings

2018 GALA DINNER & AUCTION • April 7, 2018

2018 Gala Dinner & AuctionThis year’s Gala offers some of our ‘old favourites’:

  • delicious buffet meal and cash bar
  • silent and live auctions
  • gift prize balloons and 50/50 draw
  • live entertainment and dancing
  • an opportunity to learn more about Blind Beginnings

Arran Henn of 103.5 QMFM will once again emcee the evening, and in celebration of our 10th anniversary, we’ll be awarding the very first Blind Beginnings Seeing All People Award to a business that goes above and beyond to include and accept children who are blind or partially sighted—by seeing them as children first.

When: Saturday,  April 7, 2018
Where: Executive Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 405 North Road, Coquitlam
Time: Doors open at 6:00pm • Dinner at 7:00pm
Cost:

  • $100 : Individual
  • $50 : Children 10 and younger
  • $1,100 : Table for 12

Purchase Tickets:

To purchase tickets go to 2018 Gala Tickets or call the Blind Beginnings office at 604-434-7243.


TRIVIA NIGHT • March 3, 2018

Blind Beginnings Trivia NightCome and test your trivia knowledge while raising funds for Blind Beginnings’ programs that help children who are blind or partially sighted reach their full potential.

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Where: Moose’s Down Under – 830 West Pender St, Vancouver
Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm. Trivia rounds start at 7:00 pm.
Cost: $25 for an individual ticket or $140 for a table of 6.

Your ticket includes an appetizer served at the beginning of each trivia round plus one glass of wine or beer, thanks to the generous support of Moose’s Down Under.

Purchase Tickets:

To purchase tickets go to Trivia Night Tickets or call the Blind Beginnings office at 604-434-7243.

NEWS & EVENTS

Blind Beginnings Celebrates 10 Years Of Service To BC’s Children Who Are Blind Or Partially Sighted

Blind Beginnings, a charitable organization dedicated to helping children and youth who are blind or partially sighted live a life without limits, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Blind Beginnings was founded in 2008 by Executive Director Shawn Marsolais who is blind. She has competed in the Paralympic Games, earned a Master’s Degree, qualified… Read more Blind Beginnings Celebrates 10 Years Of Service To BC’s Children Who Are Blind Or Partially Sighted

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2018 Youth Leadership Training Weekend

This exciting program is offered to youth who are blind or partially-sighted between 13 and 19 years of age, from across BC. The program is for youth to develop transferable employment skills including; public speaking, communication, mentoring, active listening and empathy, organization and time management, team building and leadership. Once trained, Youth Leaders will be… Read more 2018 Youth Leadership Training Weekend

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2018 Blind Beginnings Gala

Join us for our annual Gala Dinner & Auction on April 7, 2018. This year’s Gala offers some of our ‘old favourites’: delicious buffet meal and cash bar silent and live auctions gift prize balloons and 50/50 draw live entertainment and dancing an opportunity to learn more about Blind Beginnings Arran Henn of 103.5 QMFM… Read more 2018 Blind Beginnings Gala

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Since 2008, Blind Beginnings Society has envisioned a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless possibilities for BC’s blind and partially sighted children.

Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment and leadership training, camps, recreational activities and individualized counselling, the organization offers these youth opportunities to develop skills, confidence and independence to reach their full potential.