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Share your Feedback: Educational Outcomes Survey

CNIB is looking to hear from people who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind to gather information related to educational outcomes.

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Events

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15th Annual Vision of Hope Gala

This year marks a significant milestone for Mrs. Yolanda Palumbo and her husband Pat's annual Vision of Hope Gala fundraiser in support of the CNIB Foundation. Join us to celebrate Yolanda's 15th year of hosting this inspirational event, which she was motivated to create after losing her sight in 2003.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Phone it Forward

Donate a smartphone. Change the life of someone who's blind.

Phone It Forward gives Canadians a unique opportunity to donate their old smartphones, receive a tax receipt, and empower people who are blind in the process.

Smartphones make a tremendous impact on the lives of people who are blind. Accessible smartphone apps make it possible to do all kinds of things that may have seemed challenging before.

Donate your smartphone today
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Registration for the 2019 Lake Joe season is now open!

At Lake Joe, people living with sight loss and their families can enjoy the same summer pursuits as other Canadians: canoeing, campfires, kayaking, cycling, waterskiing, swimming, sailing and fishing. Plus, there’s skills training, confidence building and support from a community that understands living with sight loss.

Register Today!
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Volunteer Opportunities

Peer Support Facilitator

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by facilitating peer group meetings in your community.

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CNIB Ambassador

Contribute to increasing knowledge by educating the public about vision health, living with vision loss and CNIB programs and services.

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