Blind Beginnings News

Community Discovery in the Okanagan to Planet Bee

Blind Beginnings families from the Okanagan region are invited to a Community Discovery outing to Planet Bee on October 5! What: A guided hands-on experience of Planet Bee, including: honey tasting, learning about the life of a honeybee during a 20-30 minute presentation from the staff. When: Saturday October 5th, 2019 Time: 12:45 p.m. Where:… Read more Community Discovery in the Okanagan to Planet Bee

Community Discovery to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our September Community Discovery outing to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge!   What: We will start off with a guided hike of Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge. We will then explore the Lynn Canyon Ecological Centre, where we will have an opportunity to have a guided touch… Read more Community Discovery to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge

“Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

Parents of children and youth who are blind or partially sighted are invited to participate in our “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group. You have a child with a visual impairment which means life is now different. On top of typical parenting, you have the added challenge of learning about an unfamiliar diagnosis, trying to… Read more “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

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Buy fresh produce at Spud.ca to support Blind Beginnings!

Blind Beginnings has partnered with the online grocery store SPUD.ca! SPUD will donate 25% back from every produce box purchased from SPUD.ca/fundraising.  You can also purchase a variety of other natural and organic groceries from SPUD.ca with free home delivery! If you pay with gift cards from SPUD.ca/spudcards, a 10% donation will be made from… Read more Buy fresh produce at Spud.ca to support Blind Beginnings!

Pottery for Sale

We are selling some pottery – available for pick-up at our office (227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC) on weekdays from 9:00am – 4:00pm by appointment. Over the years a very generous artist, Vic Harrison, has donated his beautiful pottery to our annual Gala fundraiser. We would like to see these leftover pieces find a… Read more Pottery for Sale

Join Our Team — Board Member

Blind Beginnings General Board Member September 2019 Since 2008, Blind Beginnings Society has envisioned a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless potential for children in BC who are blind or partially sighted. Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps, recreational activities and individualized counselling, Blind Beginnings offers these youth opportunities to develop… Read more Join Our Team — Board Member