Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our 2020 Youth Leadership Training Weekend! What: This is our 10th year running this program and it 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,… Read more Youth Leadership Weekend April 17-19
Trivia Night tickets are selling fast. 100 tickets sold already, get yours before it’s too late! To purchase your ticket click here.
Thank you to everyone who purchased produce boxes from SPUD to support this fundraiser for Blind Beginnings! We will receive over $250 from SPUD through this fundraiser. Unfortunately, SPUD has informed us that this fundraising initiative has come to an end as they no longer have the internal staff capacity to run this any longer.
Our popular fundraising event returns on February 1, 2020! Come and test your trivia knowledge while raising funds for Blind Beginnings’ programs that help children and youth who are blind or partially sighted reach their full potential. Grab your friends and join us for an evening of feel-good fun! When: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Where:… Read more Trivia Night 2020
A great big thank you to YVR for Kids and Clear Skies Children’s Foundation for the $7,000 donation towards our Community Discovery Program in 2020! We have some great outings planned! The first one is Skiing at Grouse Mountain, and we can’t wait! It is with donations like this that we can we can continue… Read more Thank you YVR for Kids!
What: The first one of 2020 will be on Saturday, January 25th. We will be going to 5-pin bowling! There will be some options for modifications such as using a bar to get a straight shot and a ball ramp for anyone who needs it. Come out for some good times at the lanes and… Read more Community Discovery outings in the Okanagan in 2020!
Parents of children and youth who are blind or partially sighted are invited to participate in our Online “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… Read more Online Seeing Things Differently Parent Support Group
Youth aged 13 – 19 from across BC are invited to this month’s Creating Confidence Youth Workshop, where we will be talking about goal-setting! As the year 2020 rolls in, we are asked about our goals for the new year and perhaps our future dreams and aspirations. Join us at 7:00PM as we talk about:… Read more Creating Confidence Youth Workshop on Goal-Setting
Blind Beginnings is excited to announce our new Baby Beginnings program! Our Baby Beginnings program in partnership with Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada BC is a drop-in monthly group for babies (under age 2) and their caregivers. When: The 2nd Saturday of each month starting on January 11 Time: 10:30 AM – noon Who: Babies who… Read more New Baby Beginnings Program
Topic for the next online Parent Group is Self-Care! Yeah, yeah, self-care is important. You know that, you hear that all the time. Making time for yourself will benefit your child. That’s fine for other parents, but your situation is different. Or is it? Join us on January 9 and let’s find out if other… Read more Monthly Online Parent Group