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, 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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NEWS & EVENTS

2020 Summer Camp Programs

Summer is just around the corner and Blind Beginnings is offering two summer camp programs for children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families! 1. Camp Hornby (July 17-21) at Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre on Hornby Island 2. Family Adventure Camp (August 20-23) at Camp Byng in Roberts Creek, Gibsons… Read more 2020 Summer Camp Programs

10th Annual Gala and Auction!

Join us for our 10th Annual Gala and Auction! Since 2010, Blind Beginnings Annual Gala Dinner and Auction has raised a total of over $280,000 to create and deliver programs, services and counselling to support BC’s children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families. Join us, our celebrity MC Arran Henn,… Read more 10th Annual Gala and Auction!

Creating Confidence Workshop on Independence

Blind Beginnings youth from across BC are invited to this month’s Creating Confidence Youth Workshop, where we will be talking about independence! We strive for independence on a daily basis whether it be at school, home or with friends, but what does it truly mean to us? Join us at 7:00PM as we talk about:… Read more Creating Confidence Workshop on Independence

Community Discovery to the Vancouver Public Library

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our February Community Discovery outing to the Vancouver Public Library!  What: Come join us on February 29 for an interactive workshop led by the Vancouver Public Library. Families will have an opportunity to learn about the resources available at library such as described video, audio-books, accessible service’s card and much more.… Read more Community Discovery to the Vancouver Public Library

Trivia Night Wrap-Up

Thank you for attending our Trivia Night on February 1st. We had an opportunity to test our trivia knowledge and enjoyed fun games like heads & tails, a silent auction, and of course a 50-50 draw! A big thank you to Moose’s Down Under for hosting the event and for providing the tasty appetizers. The… Read more Trivia Night Wrap-Up