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The CNIB Foundation announces new partnership with IrisVision

TORONTO, August 4 – The CNIB Foundation, Canada's largest non-profit serving people with sight loss, has signed a new partnership agreement with IrisVision, global leader in digital vision technologies.

IrisVision’s visual assistive device allows users to access and amplify their limited sight. The wearable device is FDA registered, and helps users with a variety of eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, Stargart disease, and glaucoma.

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Events

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Let's Get Gardening

If you have a green thumb (or you would like to have one) join the gardening discussion group. We will swap success stories, talk about our favourite plants, container, or patio gardens and generally 'dish the dirt' on all things horticultural. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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Blogs

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Meet Christopher Warner: Author of “Tommy Wants a Guide Dog”

Tommy Wants a Guide Dog is a story about a young boy with sight loss who wants a guide dog but is too young to have one. Tommy has quite the imagination, so he begins thinking of other possible guide animals, including a cat, giraffe, or pig.

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CNIB Foundation expands virtual program offerings across Canada

In response to COVID-19, the CNIB Foundation has expanded its virtual program offerings across Canada.

Whether it's career support, tech training, youth groups or book clubs, we're combating social isolation and transforming our communities into beacons of accessibility and inclusion, where everyone can live, work and play without barriers. Funded by charitable donations and enabled by the selfless contributions of volunteers, our innovative programs and powerful advocacy are driving change in communities from coast to coast to coast.

Virtual Program Offerings
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Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organizations Globalfaces Direct, Up Fundraising and Public Outreach to fundraise safely for monthly donations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and British Columbia.

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