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Manitoba Volunteer Appreciation #NVW2019

April 7 - 13 is National Volunteer Week. During #NVW2019 we want to say thanks to CNIB's 4,000 volunteers who lift our communities! This week we're highlighting seven dedicated volunteers who have been key contributors to the work of CNIB over the years.

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Brandon Sharing Circle

Get together with others who are blind or partially sighted to talk, share and learn.

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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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Give the gift of HOPE

Braille-format, sterling silver accessories for a good cause

CNIB is proud to partner with Hilary Druxman Designs through their Good Works collection. Proceeds support the CNIB Guide Dog Program.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Driver Guide

Provide community-based support; drive clients, staff and/or volunteers who are blind or partially sighted and are travelling on CNIB business.

Volunteer for Driver Guide

Sighted guide: walking group

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted. You’ll support our clients to be fully engaged in their community by fostering independence, confidence, social opportunities and increased physical activity.

Volunteer for Sighted guide: walking group