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
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
Program Coordinator Blind Beginnings is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire and support children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families, providing diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities for them to create fulfilling lives. We envision a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless possibilities. For… Read more Join Our Team — Program Coordinator
Help us Reach Our fundraising goal of $1,000 before June 23. Meet the Blind Beginnings team members who are participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5k Run on June 23rd. Our three featured team members are Blind Beginnings Youth Leader Jinnie Saran, Blind Beginnings President Betty Nobel, and Blind Beginnings founder and Executive Director Shawn… Read more Support our Blind Beginnings Team in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge
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
Call for Nominations Blind Beginnings Seeing All People Award We want to celebrate a business that leads by example! Do you know an outstanding business that should be recognized for their efforts in ensuring that children and youth who are blind and partially sighted are included in the community? We are calling on you, Blind… Read more Seeing All People Award
Our 10th Anniversary Year was a great success—thanks to you! 2018 has been a remarkable year for Blind Beginnings. With your support we offered educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps and recreational activities to help British Columbia’s blind and partially sighted children and youth develop the skills, confidence and independence necessary to live… Read more Give Now Campaign 2018
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
Happy New Year everyone! As the tenth year of Blind Beginnings starts up, we couldn’t be more excited about the wonderful opportunities for growth and celebration on the horizon! One such opportunity is the introduction of a brand new award celebrating businesses that go above and beyond when it comes to ensuring that children who… Read more Seeing All People Award: Nomination Call
Help our youth become Employment Ready! What is the Aviva Community Fund? Blind Beginnings has applied to the Aviva Community Fund for a grant of $35,000 to launch a pilot program for Employment Readiness for our youth. The 15 ideas that receive the most votes will advance to the finals. If we don’t win for… Read more We need your votes!
Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our annual Community Discovery outing to Playland! When: Thursday August 10, 2017 Who: Youth 10 years or older who are members of Blind Beginnings Cost: Your admission to Playland, and an All Day Ride pass, will be provided by Blind Beginnings. *Please bring a bag lunch or money to… Read more Community Discovery Outing to Playland
Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our 7th 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… Read more 7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend
Limitless News Table of Contents: Highlights Blind Beginnings Fourth Annual Talent Show. Celebrating an Accessible Holiday Season 2016 Youth Support Group Coming Up Blind Beginnings Gala Youth Leadership Training Weekend Interest Pieces Technology: The KNFB Reader Sports Personal Story Highlights Blind Beginnings Fourth Annual Talent Show *Picture… Read more Limitless News – The Blind Beginnings Youth Authored Newsletter is here for February 2017!