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Super easy 3-ingredient holiday recipes

Cooking and entertaining at the holidays can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you've recently experienced a loss of sight. But with only three ingredients, these delicious recipes will make cooking that perfect holiday dinner a lot easier...

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Parenting with Vision Loss Teleconference

Whether individuals with vision loss are thinking of starting a family or they can already hear the pitter-patter of little feet, CNIB offers a peer-support program for parents who are blind or partially sighted to connect by phone to share practical tips, ideas and resources.

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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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Dining in the Dark

An evening of exceptional food, wine, inspiration and blindfolds.... !
On March 1, 2019, the ninth annual Dining in the Dark will take place at the Holland College Culinary Institute . The evening will include a three-course meal, wine, and of course, blindfolds! Guests will have the chance to bid on extraordinary auction item prizes, and hear from inspiring individuals who will share their experiences living with vision loss.
All proceeds will help make a lasting difference in the lives of Islanders living with Vision loss.
Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 6pm-9pm 
Location: Holland College Culinary Institute
Cost: $100 (income tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket price)
For more information or to reserve your seat today, please contact CNIB at 902.566.2580 or


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Volunteer Opportunities

Recreation assistant

Assist with a recreation program at CNIB

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Vision mate

Provide weekly one-on-one sighted assistance to a person with vision loss in their home or community.

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