Events

We are hiring for a Full-Time Fundraising and Communications Manager

This is an opportunity to enhance the impact of our established and growing charitable organization whose mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families. At Blind Beginnings, we provide diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities to support our children and youth in creating fulfilling… Read more We are hiring for a Full-Time Fundraising and Communications Manager

Family Holiday Party

Blind Beginnings families are invited to our annual Family Holiday Party on Saturday, December 16th! At this year’s party you can look forward to some of our annual traditions such as scrumptious family pot luck, games for the younger children, and lots of music, entertainment, and good cheer.  If you are still looking for gifts… Read more Family Holiday Party

We need your votes!

Help our youth become Employment Ready! What is the Aviva Community Fund? Blind Beginnings has applied to the Aviva Community Fund for a grant of $35,000 to launch a pilot program for Employment Readiness for our youth. The 15 ideas that receive the most votes will advance to the finals. If we don’t win for… Read more We need your votes!

Call for Butterflies

Call for Butterflies! Festival of Trees – West Coast Christmas Show November 17-19, 2017 For the first time this year, Blind Beginnings is taking part in the annual Festival of Trees at the West Coast Christmas Show November 17-19 at Tradex in Abbotsford. As part of this Christmas Tree Decorating Contest for charitable organizations, we… Read more Call for Butterflies

Blind Beginnings Christmas Shopping Event

Blind Beginnings Christmas Shopping Event Friday, November 3, 2017 : 5-10pm Metrotown Indigo-Chapters Come get your Christmas shopping done early while helping support Blind Beginnings! On Friday, November 3rd from 5-10pm at the Indigo-Chapters store at Metrotown Centre, 15% of purchases on all non-sale items will go to Blind Beginnings. Bring your family, friends and… Read more Blind Beginnings Christmas Shopping Event

‘Do The Grind Blind’ Documentary Screening

Blind Beginnings invites you to attend a film screening and panel discussion on the feature-length AMI documentary about our ‘Do The Grind Blind’ challenge on Sunday November 12, 2017! About the Film On September 10, 2017, nine youth who are blind or partially sighted, each with a sighted guide, challenged themselves physically and mentally to… Read more ‘Do The Grind Blind’ Documentary Screening