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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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CNIB Lake Joe: Coffee Break

August 3, 2021

Join us on Zoom Tuesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time for conversation, laughter, and a chance to reminisce about your favourite CNIB Lake Joe memories. Pour yourself a coffee, tea, or beverage of choice, login and connect with your friends from Lake Joe.

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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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Supporting CNIB's Virtual Programming

The CNIB Virtual Programming–Addressing isolation during COVID-19 is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the following Community Foundations:
Birtle and District Foundation
Brandon Area Community Foundation Inc.
Community Foundation of Portage & District
Community Foundation of Swan Valley Inc.
Community Foundations of Canada
Dauphin & District Community Foundation
Headingley Community Foundation Inc.
Holland & Area Community Foundation Inc.
Lac du Bonnet and District Charitable Foundation
Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.
Oak Lake & Area Foundation Inc.
Selkirk & District Community Foundation
The Winnipeg Foundation
Tiger Hills Community Foundation

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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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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.

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