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… Read more Virtual Movie Screening of “Through My Eyes” – Oct. 14th
We are excited to announce that tickets for our latest 50/50 Draw are now on sale! Tickets are $10 for a single ticket or $25 for a pack of 3 and the winner will walk away with HALF of the ticket sales! Get yours today, help support Blind Beginnings and the work we do and… Read more 50/50 Draw Tickets Now on Sale!
Join us on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 for a screening of the new documentary, “Through My Eyes”! We are so excited to have you join us to screen a very special documentary entitled, “Through My Eyes” by Candice Macalino and Jaeger Mah that features our very own Executive Director, Shawn Marsolais. This mini-documentary takes viewers… Read more We’re Having a Movie Screening Fundraiser!
We are currently seeking 2-3 individuals who are interested in joining our Fundraising/Events Planning Committee. This Committee organizes a variety of Fundraising Events such as our annual Gala and Trivia Night. We are looking for candidates who enjoy teamwork and are excited to plan and execute social events, and have a desire to support young… Read more Volunteers Needed – Fundraising & Event Planning Volunteers
On Saturday June 26th, we had a blast exploring George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary as part of our Family Community Discovery program. After over a year apart, it was amazing to see some families in person! We spent our morning walking through the sanctuary and listening to some unique bird sounds. After finding some… Read more We Discovered the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary!
Do you love a great story full of adventure? Bad Hats Theatre’s contemporary spin on Wonderland takes us down the rabbit hole with Alice, a girl with a lot of questions. Get ‘curiouser and curiouser’ this spring with a musical retelling of the classic tale that has captured imaginations for generations. Come join us on Wednesday, July… Read more Join us for Alice in Wonderland – July 14th!
We are excited to announce that our Virtual Summer Camp registration is now open! Don’t wait, sign up now for the Virtual Event of the Year! While we will miss seeing everyone in person and being in the Great Outdoors, we once again have a lot of great activities planned and we just know we… Read more Virtual Camp 2021 Registration now Open!
About the Fund The Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund was created in December of 2006 and is held in trust by the Vancouver Foundation. Lori was an impassioned advocate who embraced life. She was active in campaigns for the United Way, CNIB, and the 20/20 Foundation. She was the Founder and Executive Director of PAWS International… Read more Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund Bursaries
Want to join the Blind Beginnings Team? We are excited to announce we are looking to fill out our team! We are searching for a detail oriented, proactive and collaborative individual to join our small but mighty team to assist the Director of Operations with donations management, donor recognition and general administrative assistance. The person… Read more We’re Hiring – Donor Relations and Administrative Assistant
We are excited to announce the openings for two temporary, part time, paid Program Assistant positions. Responsibilities of these Program Assistants would include assisting the Executive Director and Program Coordinator with the planning, coordination and implementation of Blind Beginnings programs including summer camp activities for children, youth, and families, to help with program evaluation, and… Read more We’re hiring Program Assistants!