Events

Join us in creating art to commemorate our 10 years!

 Calling all Blind Beginnings children, youth and families past and present! Did you know that 2018 is our 10th anniversary? To celebrate this milestone we want to make an art piece with contributions from as many of you as possible. Local Potter, Ninna Snider will partner with Blind Beginnings for a collaborative art instillation to commemorate our… Read more Join us in creating art to commemorate our 10 years!

200 Attend 10th Anninverary Gala; Raise $42,000

Blind Beginning’s 10th Anniversary Gala was an outstanding success. Over 200 supporters attended the gala which raised $42,000 to help fund our many programs, including educational and experiential workshops, summer camps, recreational activities. pre-employment training and individualized counselling. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets, donated auction items, volunteered at the event, or otherwise contributed to… Read more 200 Attend 10th Anninverary Gala; Raise $42,000

Call For Nominations to Board Of Directors

Are you passionate about children who are blind or partially sighted reaching their full potential? Are you forward thinking, reliable, organized, and like to contribute your skills and ideas? Do you have some skills in fund development, marketing, media relations, human resources, communications and social media, government relations, or event planning?  If so, then we’d… Read more Call For Nominations to Board Of Directors

Aquaventures Wins First “Seeing All People” Award

Blind Beginning’s first “Seeing All People Award”  was presented to Aquaventures Swim Centre at Blind Beginning’s 10th Anniversary Gala. The new award celebrates businesses that go above and beyond when it comes to ensuring that children who are blind or partially sighted are included in the community. Accessible Media Inc produced a short video of… Read more Aquaventures Wins First “Seeing All People” Award

Job Opportunity: HR Generalist

HR Generalist Blind Beginnings – New Westminster, BC $48,000 a year – 6-month contract position with the possibility of extension Since 2008, Blind Beginnings Society has envisioned a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless potential for BC’s blind and partially sighted children. Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps, recreational activities and… Read more Job Opportunity: HR Generalist

2018 Summer Camp Programs

Summer is just around the corner and Blind Beginnings is offering two summer camp programs for children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families! Camp Hornby: July 19 to 23 on Hornby Island Family Adventure Camp: August 16 to 19 in Sooke, Vancouver Island Camp Hornby Camp Hornby will take place… Read more 2018 Summer Camp Programs

2018 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 time management, team building and leadership. Once trained, Youth Leaders will be… Read more 2018 Youth Leadership Training Weekend

Blind Beginnings Trivia Night

Come and test your trivia knowledge while raising funds for Blind Beginnings’ programs that help children who are blind or partially sighted reach their full potential. When: Saturday, March 3, 2018 Where: Moose’s Down Under – 830 West Pender Street, Vancouver Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm. Trivia rounds start at 7:00 pm. Please arrive early to get checked… Read more Blind Beginnings Trivia Night