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Big Brailler Bounce Initiative

The Big Brailler Bounce Initiative aims to ensure that any unused Perkins Braillewriters find their way into the hands of a blind child, adult, or senior who can benefit from the ability to write in braille! Since 2015, Braille Literacy Canada has been collecting unused Perkins Braillewriters, refurbishing them, and re-distributing them to those in need at no cost to any of the recipients.

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Events

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RDSP Workshop - London

It's never too soon or too late to start saving for your retirement!

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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.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Children's Day Program Assistant - Ontario West

Change what it means to be blind by helping children with sight loss meet new friends and gain self-confidence while enjoying interactive social and recreational activities. Provide community-based support: help to plan, implement and supervise the children’s day program.

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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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