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Change the Life of Someone Who Is Blind With a Visit to your Local Library

CNIB Foundation has partnered with CULC (Canadian Urban Libraries Council) to bring their Phone It Forward Program to participating local libraries across Canada.

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Fashion forward (for youth) shopping excursion!

Learn fashion coordination, makeup and styling needs. For youth who are transitioning into young adulthood.

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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

Volunteer UI/UX Developer

Provide feedback and guidance on development of an iOS game including screen layouts, user interactivity, UI elements, game flow and design aesthetics. Candidate will play an iPhone game and determine best practices to improve usability, accessibility and the game’s “fun” factor.

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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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