Blind Beginnings

Virtual Screening of “Through My Eyes” – Oct. 14th, 2021 7PM

We are so excited to announce that there was so much interest in our in-person Movie Screening Fundraiser that we have decided to host a one night only VIRTUAL screening of the documentary, “Through My Eyes”. Our screening at The Cinematheque sold out so fast that some people missed out on getting tickets and others across the Province weren’t able to attend – so we wanted to give everyone an opportunity to see this documentary!

We’ve arranged a virtual version of the screening, to take place on October 14, 2021 at 7PM Pacific Time. We’ll be using Zoom to screen the movie (which is also audio described by Descriptive Video Works), and just like the in-person event, we will be following the screening with a Q&A session featuring the filmmakers, Shawn Marsolais and other special guests.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here

Watch The Trailer for “Through My Eyes”

Our Mission

Blind Beginnings’ mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families through diverse programs, experiences, counseling 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.

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*Video includes audio description by Descriptive Video Works and
funded in part by Social Venture Partners Vancouver

A Statement Regarding Diversity and Inclusion

Even though diversity and inclusion are and always have been integral parts of the core Blind Beginnings values, we do of course recognize that there is always room for us to grow, listen, learn and participate in support of anti-racism. For this reason, we have formed a Diversity Committee that consists of board and staff members in order for us to take meaningful action in support of Black Lives Matter and other organizations that work against systemic racism against Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC).

Please Note Office Hour Changes Due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to our daily lives, and to the operations, and services and programs of our organization.

The Blind Beginnings office remains closed save for appointments until further notice, but all our staff are still working and continue to be available by phone or email.

If you have any questions please contact one of our staff. For program updates specifically contact emily@blindbeginnings.ca

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