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The CNIB Foundation’s Angela Bonfanti Chats with Joan Kelley Walker

Angela Bonfanti, the CNIB Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Foundation Programs, recently chatted with Joan Kelley Walker about how the Foundation is adapting its summer programming and fundraising initiatives in a time of COVID. Watch their chat and learn more!

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Events

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Friday Coffee Talks

Weekly call-in social group. Each session will have a topic of discussion. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Friday from 2-3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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Blogs

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Campfire Stories

Stories bring everyone together, even when we’re apart. We’ve all got tales to tell. Here are some storytelling tips for the virtual campfire. We can’t wait to hear them at the real thing.

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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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Connecting the Dots Conference 2020

Save the date!

At Connecting the Dots, you’ll learn from the best! The conference attracts an incredible lineup of keynote speakers, panellists, educators, and vendors who impart their knowledge, ideas, and research to ignite conversations and provide valuable insights on braille, technology and employment.

Toronto, ON
Date: Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: MaRS Discovery District

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Volunteer Opportunities

Vision Mate - Ontario

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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Recreation Assistant - Ontario

The CNIB Foundation hosts a variety of recreation programs for people who are blind or partially sighted. Recreation assistants provide sighted assistance and support. As a recreation assistant, you'll support our participants to be fully engaged in their community by fostering independence, confidence, social opportunities and increased physical activity.

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