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Now until November 22, 2017

Chocolate for Christmas

Purdy's Chocolates

Get your Christmas shopping done early this year—while supporting Blind Beginnings’ programs! Purdy’s Chocolates are the perfect gift for people who have everything they need—you can never have enough chocolate. Orders must be placed by November 22, 2017—so don’t miss out!
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November 3, 2017

Blind Beginnings Christmas Shopping Event

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Metrotown Indigo-Chapters
Metropolis, Metrotown 4700 Kingsway
Burnaby, British Columbia
Friday, November 3, 2017 : 5-10pm

Another great opportunity to get your Christmas shopping done early while supporting Blind Beginnings! On Friday, November 3rd from 5-10pm at the Indigo-Chapters store at Metrotown Centre, 15% of purchases on all non-sale items will go to Blind Beginnings. If you can’t make it out in person on November 3rd, you can still support through online shopping. Up to 5% of online purchases will support Blind Beginnings, if you shop through our campaign page.

Bring your family, friends and colleagues for a fun evening of shopping and giving!
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November 12, 2017

Do The Grind Blind Documentary

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November 12, 2017 at 2:00-4:00pm. *Doors open at 1:30

Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema at SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Blind Beginnings invites you to attend a film screening and panel discussion on the feature-length AMI documentary about our ‘Do The Grind Blind’ Challenge on Sunday November 12!
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November 17–19, 2017

Festival of Trees – West Coast Christmas Show

West Coast Christmas Show

Call for Butterflies!

November 17-19, 2017

For the first time, Blind Beginnings is taking part in the annual Festival of Trees at the West Coast Christmas Show November 17-19 at Tradex in Abbotsford. As part of this Christmas Tree Decorating Contest for charitable organizations, we will decorate the Blind Beginnings Tree completely in butterflies. We need your help! We are looking for donations of butterflies of any kind to decorate our tree.  » More information

November 28, 2017

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 is Giving Tuesday—a Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. A special day where charities, companies and individuals join together to support their favourite organizations, share commitments and think about others. Watch for our reminders on www.blindbeginnings.ca and Facebook !

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.