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

Scotiabank Charity Challenge Feature Participant: Shawn Marsolais

We are over half way to our fundraising goal – help us get to $1,000! Donate here! This week’s feature participant in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Run is Shawn Marsolais. Please consider supporting Shawn by clicking on the link below and making a donation. All of the money raised will support programs that help children… Read more Scotiabank Charity Challenge Feature Participant: Shawn Marsolais

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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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Scotiabank Charity Challenge Feature Participant: Betty Nobel

This week’s feature participant in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Run is Betty Nobel. Please consider supporting Betty by clicking on the link below and making a donation. All of the money raised will support programs that help children and youth who are blind and partially sighted reach their full potential. Go Team Blind Beginnings! Click… Read more Scotiabank Charity Challenge Feature Participant: Betty Nobel

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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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