Shawn Marsolais

“Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

Last chance to register for the “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group. There are still a few places left! Parents of children and youth who are blind or partially sighted are invited to participate in our “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group. You have a child with a visual impairment which means life is now… Read more “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

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Buy fresh produce at Spud.ca to support Blind Beginnings!

Blind Beginnings has partnered with the online grocery store SPUD.ca! SPUD will donate 25% back from every produce box purchased from SPUD.ca/fundraising.  You can also purchase a variety of other natural and organic groceries from SPUD.ca with free home delivery! If you pay with gift cards from SPUD.ca/spudcards, a 10% donation will be made from… Read more Buy fresh produce at Spud.ca to support Blind Beginnings!

Join Our Team — Board Member

Blind Beginnings General Board Member September 2019 Since 2008, Blind Beginnings Society has envisioned a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless potential for children in BC who are blind or partially sighted. Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps, recreational activities and individualized counselling, Blind Beginnings offers these youth opportunities to develop… Read more Join Our Team — Board Member

Give Now Campaign 2018

Our 10th Anniversary Year was a great success—thanks to you! 2018 has been a remarkable year for Blind Beginnings. With your support we offered educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps and recreational activities to help British Columbia’s blind and partially sighted children and youth develop the skills, confidence and independence necessary to live… Read more Give Now Campaign 2018

Do The Grind Blind Challenge

Do The Grind Blind Challenge

The biggest disability you can give these kids is telling them they can’t When most people think about children who are blind or partially sighted, they lower their expectations of what is possible. As a result, these children often grow up underestimating their abilities and not participating in physical activities, directly impacting their health and… Read more Do The Grind Blind Challenge

7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our 7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend! This exciting program is offered to youth who are blind or partially-sighted between 13 and 19 years of age, from across BC. The program is for youth to develop transferable employment skills including; public speaking, communication, mentoring, active listening and empathy, organization and… Read more 7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend