Blind Beginnings News

Cartoon of three kids laughing together.

Why I Make Blind Jokes

I had an interesting conversation with my aunt the other day. She noticed how many people with disabilities often make jokes about their disabilities to themselves or their friends. She didn’t understand why they would do that, since she interpreted them as being mean to themselves, and asked if that was something that I did… Read more Why I Make Blind Jokes

Limitless Beauty Fashion Show Tickets Now Available!

We are so excited to announce ticket sales are now open for the Blind Beginnings Limitless Beauty Fashion Show, to be held during Fashion Week 2022 on October 16th at JIG Space in Vancouver and will exclusively feature children, youth and young adults who are blind or partially sighted as our models! The intention of this event is to provide a… Read more Limitless Beauty Fashion Show Tickets Now Available!

Blind Beginnings is Growing!

Blind Beginnings has been steadily growing our programs and services over the past few years and with in-person programming once again beginning to take place, we are excited to announce the following staff additions and changes to the Blind Beginnings Team: Keisha Anderson (,who joined us back in April is our full-time Programs and Membership Coordinator Dougie Dow (,… Read more Blind Beginnings is Growing!

Looking for Volunteers – Fundraising and Event Planning Committee

Looking for a unique, fun, and rewarding volunteer experience? Well, we have just the opportunity for you! We are currently seeking 3-4 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. The time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours… Read more Looking for Volunteers – Fundraising and Event Planning Committee

A youth climbs up top the pole that is the Leap of Faith, one of the activities at Camp Hornby.

Of Course You Can!

The following is a blog that was submitted to us by Amit, a parent of one of our program youth. He and his family attended our Camp Hornby Summer Camp in July for the first, and he shared this with us. Last month we’ve attended Blind Beginning’s Hornby Camp for the first time. Hornby Island… Read more Of Course You Can!