CNIB unveils new, interactive retail experience: The Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre
TORONTO, September 16, 2020: The CNIB Foundation, Canada's largest non-profit serving people with sight loss, celebrated the grand opening of their state-of-the-art Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre in Toronto on September 15, 2020.Read more
Diabetes & Vision Loss Group
Diabetes Retinopathy is the fourth leading cause of blindness in Canada. Many of us are living with or assist someone living with diabetes and sight loss. In this group, we will discuss life hacks, have guest speakers from the diabetic community, and talk about technology. This group meets via Zoom web conference on Monday, September 14 & 28 from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.Read more
Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs: Cindy & Barney
"I was very emotional the first time I met Barney. I remember saying to him, 'This is it. We’re going to start a new life together, the two of us.'" -CindyRead more
Virtual Vision Mate Program
To combat the negative ramifications that isolation can have on Canadians with sight loss, the CNIB Foundation has adapted one of its core program offerings, the Vision Mate program, to engage volunteers to connect virtually with participants by phone or online at least once a week.Get Involved
Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.
Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!Volunteer
Do you enjoy using your hard work and skills to improve the world around you? Make a difference in the lives of people with vision loss by keeping their environment tidy and maintained. As an energetic maintenance assistant, who is good at troubleshooting and fixing things, you will fit right in with our dynamic team of professionals.