CNIB

News

CNIB Foundation logo. Fondation INCA logo.

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

As we commemorate National Indigenous History Month, CNIB is committed to seeking support from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to ensure we continue to explore and engage in meaningful dialogue and unlearn colonial practices.

Read more

Events

A small garden lined with potted plants on a shelf.

Let's Get Gardening

June 14, 2021

Love gardening or would love to know more about gardening? Join this group weekly to share ideas, tips and the joy of gardening and listen to guest speakers! The group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

Read more

Blogs

Jack McCormick and his guide dog, Baloo, a black Labrador retriever, sitting on large rocks in front of the ocean and smiling for the camera

Pup-dates: Cross-border partnership benefits Canadians who need guide dogs

When the COVID-19 pandemic created crisis for guide dog handlers in Canada who typically receive their dogs from schools in the United States, CNIB Guide Dogs had to think outside of the box – or outside of the dog crate – to find a creative solution. With travel restrictions and border closures in place, applications for CNIB Guide Dogs skyrocketed – an increase of more than 375%.

Read more
CNIB Lake Joe 60 logo. A large "6" and "0" with the CNIB Lake Joe sailboat logo inside the "0". Text: Est 1961

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.

Celebrate With Us!
Fundraising image of Two volunteer  with  CNIB T-shirt

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.

Please visit our donor info page
Volunteer

Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!

Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Volunteer for Virtual Vision Mate

Vision Mate

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.

Volunteer for Vision Mate