Halloween is the time of year where everyone seems to get really excited to dress up in cool costumes, go trick or treating, and watch scary movies. However, for kids who are blind or partially sighted, it might look a little different. Growing up as a kid with low vision kid who was blind in… Read more Halloween Memories
We’re excited to announce that we’ve added a new set of online Workshops to our Fall Programs that will focus on technology. With so many programs and services going exclusively online, we wanted to create a series of Workshops that specifically centers on technology, both to educate youth on what’s available, as well as to… Read more New Teen Tech Online Workshops
The best part of baking is of course getting to eat the delicious treat at the end, but there is so much more to it than that. Growing up, I remember never really caring much for baking and I probably just didn’t have enough patience for it at the time. So I would just let… Read more Baking With Jill
If you haven’t purchased your ticket for the Blind Beginnings Harvesting Hope Gala on October 17, there’s not much time left! Ticket sales will be cut off tomorrow, October 16th at 12:00 PM PST! Don’t miss out on this year’s Gala and get yours now! And while you’re at it, text ‘GALA‘ to 604-706-1880 and get… Read more Last Chance to Buy Gala Tickets!
Everybody knows that social gatherings can amount to some level of stress, but for those of us who are blind or partially sighted, it can be even trickier to navigate amongst the sea of humans. Therefore, we are here to share some of our struggles and tips when taking part in family or social gatherings.… Read more Navigating the Social Waters
As part of the Blind Beginnings Harvesting Hope Online Gala, we’ll be having an interactive wine-tasting lesson where everyone at home can join in. For reference, here’s the wines that we’ll be using for the demonstration. These can be purchased at most BC Liquor Stores. Kendall Jackson Chardonnay – $24.49 Murphy Goode Pinot Noir –… Read more Wine List for the Harvesting Hope Online Gala is Here!
Throughout my childhood my family sat down to dinner together every night. One particular dinner stands out in my memory as the day my life changed. “You have an eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa” my mom said. “Bet you can’t say that three times fast” my Dad added trying to lighten the mood. “Your vision… Read more My Blindness Is A Gift
As many of you know from years past, one of the highlights of any Blind Beginnings Gala has always been the Silent Auction. Even though we’ve gone virtual for this year’s celebration, that doesn’t mean we can’t continue that tradition. We’re thrilled to be able to offer up this year’s 2020 Silent Auction as an… Read more Silent Auction 2020 Now Live!