We would like to take the opportunity to thank each and every person who contributed to our 2019 Gala Dinner & Auction on April 6th. It was a fabulous night with over 225 people there to celebrate our successes over the past year and to raise much-needed funds for our ongoing programs that change the… Read more Thank You for a Successful 2019 Gala!
As the weather is getting nicer and more cyclists are hitting the streets, Blind Beginnings would like to update our members on the status of the Buddy-Up Tandem Cycling Club. Effective May 2019, the Tandem Cycling Program has been taken over by the BC Blind Sports & Recreation Association. When the Buddy-Up Tandem Cycling… Read more Tandem Cycling Program Update
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 at Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre Family Adventure Camp: August 15 to 18 at Camp Whonnock in Maple… Read more Our 2019 Summer Camp Programs
Blind Beginnings families from the Okanagan region are invited to a Community Discovery outing to Kangaroo Creek Farm on May 25! What: A guided hands-on experience of Kangaroo Creek Farm in Winfield, BC. When: Saturday, May 25th Time: 10:15 a.m. Where: 3193 Hill Road, Lake Country (Winfield), BC. *Meet up with Jessica at the top… Read more Community Discovery outing to Kangaroo Creek Farm
Blind Beginnings is excited to once again partner with Daniel Kish of Visioneers, for a Flash Sonar & Self-directed Discovery Workshop series May 24, 25 and 26! Daniel Kish only comes to Blind Beginnings every two years, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet and learn from him. We have an entire weekend… Read more Flash Sonar & Self-directed Discovery Workshop Series
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, counseling and peer support, and opportunities to support our children and youth in creating fulfilling… Read more Job Opportunity: Program Assistant
Blind Beginnings is excited to be entering a team in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Run on Sunday June 23. We are one of the official participating charities and we have the opportunity to fundraise as part of the event. We’re looking for Blind Beginnings families and volunteers to join our team and run or walk 5km… Read more Join Blind Beginnings in the Scotiabank 5k!
Our popular Youth Leader Training Weekend is back! This program is offered to youth who are blind or partially-sighted between 13 and 19 years of age, from across BC. The program is intended for youth to develop transferable employment skills including; public speaking, communication, mentoring, active listening and empathy, organization and time management, team building and… Read more 2019 Youth Leader Training Weekend
Blind Beginnings is seeking a Director of Operations This is an opportunity to enhance the impact of an established and growing grassroots 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… Read more Job Opportunity: Director of Operations
Blind Beginnings is honored to be taking over the administration of the Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund bursary. 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,… Read more Bursary Opportunity through Blind Beginnings