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David Demers, Ed of Quebec CNIB Foundation with is white cane, next to Mrs Smith in her garden.Meet the Quebec division’s biggest donor

Pauline Smith is retired, 92 years old, and still investing carefully in projects that she believes in. She has been contributing to the Foundation for the past 10 years, and since 2010 has donated $143,000.


Read Mrs. Smith's story


Courtepointe avec de grosses fleursMeet Lynda Demers

Ms. Demers’ two sons lost their sight suddenly as adults. The CNIB helped them break out of their isolation and regain their independence. Lynda Demers set about her quilting project with the help of friends who are deeply aware of the day-to-day challenges that her sons have to contend with.

Read Lynda Demers's story


Donor Brit Smith and Vicky Baker, Early Intervention Specialist, CNIB & granddaughter of Colonel Edwin Baker, CNIB founderMeet Brit Smith

When Kingston's Brit Smith, 98, fought in the Second World War, he had no idea it would spark a lifelong connection with CNIB and lead to a $1.125-million gift from his company, Homestead Land Holdings Ltd.

Read Brit Smith's story 


Get in touch!

For more information, contact:

Alain Saumur, senior director, philanthropy, CNIB
1-888-233-1232 ext. 7577

Valerie Paquette, philanthropy specialist, CNIB Quebec
1-800 465-4622 514 934-4622