Pushing back against society’s assumptions about blindness can be both a challenge as well as a transformative experience, and this week’s blog post from Jinnie describes her personal experience within the Creative Writing program at her University. Check out her submission, “Beyond the Pencil“.
We are so excited to be announcing our Program lineup for Winter 2021! Many of our more popular programs from the Fall are continuing to run through the Winter, including Baking with Blind Beginnings, Exploring Work Wednesdays, but we also have a few new additions that we are very excited about as well! Check our… Read more Winter Programs for 2021 Announced!
Get ready to don those ugly Sweaters, fire up Zoom and meet us in the Blind Beginnings Zoom Room on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1:30pm PST for a day full of Holiday related fun and events! Dress in your best Holiday outfit, and join us in the Blind Beginnings Zoom Room for an afternoon… Read more Blind Beginnings Online Holiday Party is Dec. 12th!
Want to be published on the Blind Beginnings Limitless Blog as part of our Special Holiday post on December 24th? Send us your very own poem about the winter or Holiday season no later than December 13th and our committee will pick the top 5 submissions and publish them on the December 24th blog post.… Read more Announcing our Holiday Poem Contest!
We are so excited for November’s installment of our highly popular Baking with Blind Beginnings! Join us on Saturday, November 28th from 10:15 am to 12 pm where we will be doing things with Zucchini that will have the chocolate lovers in your household drooling and wanting more! That’s right, we’re baking Chocolate Zucchini Loaf… Read more Baking With Blind Beginnings Returns!
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
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!
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!
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!
We’re thrilled to announce that our Harvesting Hope Online Gala 2020 tickets are now on sale! Tickets are $30, which will not only grant you access to the evening’s activities, but also enters you into a draw for one of several great door prizes being drawn throughout the evening! Come join us for night of… Read more Harvesting Hope Online Gala 2020 Tickets Now on Sale!