Blind Beginnings

our Mission

Blind Beginning’s mission is to help children and youth who are blind or partially sighte​d achieve their full potential by offering them educational and experiential workshops, summer camps, recreational activities,  pre-employment training and individualized counselling. We also support and encourage parents to see their children’s potential to live a life without limits.

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.


Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat

Blind Beginnings with the support and involvement of CNIB is planning an early intervention retreat for families with blind or partially sighted children who live in the Okanagan and surrounding regions. Telus’ Thompson-Okanagan Community Board and the Vernon-based Foord Family Foundation have each donated $5,000 to help cover the cost of the retreat. Blind Beginnings… Read more Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat


Community Art Project – Installment 2

Attention Artists and Non-Artists alike! Thank you to those families who came out last Sunday to create clay contributions for our community art project! If you missed it, you have another chance to be part of this wonderful project. And if you were with us on June 10th – now’s your chance to add some… Read more Community Art Project – Installment 2


Kamloops Community Discovery – June 23

 Kamloops and surrounding area families are invited to come out for Pizza in the Park together with Blind Beginnings. It has been a hectic year!! Come out and celebrate the end of the school year with this opportunity to relax, play some simple games, visit with each other, eat pizza in the sun and check… Read more Kamloops Community Discovery – June 23