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Change the Life of Someone Who Is Blind With a Visit to your Local Library

CNIB Foundation has partnered with CULC (Canadian Urban Libraries Council) to bring their Phone It Forward Program to participating local libraries across Canada.

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Events

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Young adult social group - Ottawa

A social group for young adults (ages 18-35) with sight loss. Chill and chat!

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Stories

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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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Registration for the 2019 Lake Joe season is now open!

At Lake Joe, people living with sight loss and their families can enjoy the same summer pursuits as other Canadians: canoeing, campfires, kayaking, cycling, waterskiing, swimming, sailing and fishing. Plus, there’s skills training, confidence building and support from a community that understands living with sight loss.

Register Today!
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Volunteer Opportunities

Peer Support Facilitator

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by facilitating peer group meetings in your community.

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Technology Volunteers - Ontario East

Help someone with sight loss unleash the power of technology!

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