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CNIB Launches Second Annual Dock-to-Dock Fundraiser: Poker Run

SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, ON – CNIB, Canada’s largest non-profit organization serving people with sight loss, announced its fifth annual summer fundraiser, CNIB Muskoka Dock to Dock: Poker Run today. This signature event, hosted by the CNIB Lake Joe Fundraising Committee in partnership with the Antique and Classic Boat Society – Toronto, will support programs and services provided by CNIB Lake Joe.

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CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Camp in a Box Week #2

August 3, 2021 to August 6, 2021

Week #2 is "All About Science"! Put on your lab coat and grab your safety goggles, because this week we are going to explore the world of science! From experiments, to nature, to kitchen creations, there’s lots to unpack.

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Blogs

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Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs: Denise & Tara

"I've heard lots of people tell me how special the relationship between guide dogs and their handlers is, but there’s no way to describe how truly life-changing a guide dog can be.” – Denise

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Celebrate 60 years with CNIB Lake Joe!

For 60 years, CNIB Lake Joe has been providing enriching camp experiences for Canadians with sight loss – where children are encouraged to shine, youth are empowered to thrive, and 'kids of all ages' enjoy recreational pursuits. Jump in and join us as we celebrate our 60th Anniversary all year long! Whether online or in-person, we’ll be celebrating CNIB Lake Joe and everyone who has made it such a special place to be.

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Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organization Globalfaces Direct, TNI and Public Outreach to fundraise safely for monthly donations in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia.

To learn more, including why we’re fundraising and what precautions are being taken in line with provincial regulations, please visit our Donor Info page.

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Virtual Vision Mate

The Virtual Vision Mate program gives volunteers an opportunity to engage in friendly conversations with people who are blind or partially sighted.

Your support is urgently needed during this unprecedented time. You can schedule your chats on a set day and time every week, or you can schedule week-to-week, whatever works for both of you.

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Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by providing sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted.

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