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CNIB Foundation asks Canadians to donate smartphones after the holidays

Every year thousands of Canadians receive a new smartphone for the holidays, and their used devices end up collecting dust in drawers or on shelves for months or years to come – even though they may still be very new. This new year, the CNIB Foundation is asking Canadians to save their gently used devices from their fate in the clutter drawer, and donate them to people with sight loss through the organization's Phone It Forward program.

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Events

Two tables are set up in a large room, both surrounded by people. At one, people are painting, while at the other they are knitting.

CNIB Drop-In

The CNIB Drop-In is a time for people to drop in to the office to socialize, play games, or do art, while enjoying baked goods.

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Ask Lynn: Feeding a Guide Dog on the Go

Dear Lynn,

I frequently travel by air, domestically and internationally, with my guide dog. I find it difficult to manage my dog's food during my trips. Do you have any advice?

-Food for Thought

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A group photo of SCORE participants and volunteers posing on the dock at Lake Joe.

CNIB National SCORE Program

Calling all youth in Canada! Sign up for the experience of a lifetime with CNIB's National SCORE program!

CNIB's National SCORE program is a summer experience that combines the joys of camp with excursions and activities geared to helping youth (ages 15-20) learn and develop skills to pursue post-secondary education.

Put down the textbooks and join CNIB for an all-expenses-paid opportunity! Discover and explore your potential through educational and empowering activities while connecting with like-minded peers.

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A graphic showing the cover of the 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs Calendar. The text on the graphic reads, "Proceeds support the CNIB Foundation's innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion."

2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar on sale now!

The 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendars are now available!

This year’s calendar features future guide dogs (Eric, Hope, Ray, Lily, Luna, Pepper, Potter and Wonder) and working CNIB Guide Dogs (Maple and Piper). Ambassador (Willow) and buddy (Queenie) dogs are also featured.

You can purchase a 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar for only $10 at CNIB Halifax, 6136 Almon Street. Stop by or call 902-453-1480.

Proceeds support the CNIB Foundation's innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.