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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

A woman with vision loss plays with toy trucks on the floor with her young son.

Parenting with Vision Loss

Join our bi-weekly call for parents with vision loss to share their experiences and support one another.

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Blogs

A young man and his guide dog stand on the corner of a busy intersection. In his right hand, he holds a Key2Access Fob. In his left hand, he holds the Guide Dog harness.

Making pedestrian crossings safer with Key2Access

One of our partners in accessibility, Key2Access, is a Canadian technology start-up with an innovative approach to accessible pedestrian crossings.

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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 woman participating in an audio book club by telephone

Audio Book Club meeting

CNIB's Audio Book Club meets once a month over the phone to discuss a book that members listened to from the CELA library. Each month is a new book and a new opportunity to share your thoughts and connect with fellow book lovers from across the Maritimes. This month, the Audio Book Club will be reading and discussing "Under the Dome" by Stephen King.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Tandem Biking Pilot

Do you love to cycle?
Would you like to share that experience with someone who can't enjoy a ride by themselves?
Then our tandem bike program may be for you!

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CNIB PEI Provincial Board Member

CNIB Prince Edward Island is seeking Board
Members to help us change what it is to be blind
Are you looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals with sight loss on Prince Edward Island? We're looking for dynamic volunteers to take our fundraising endeavours to the next level.
As a member of the PEI Board, you will provide leadership to CNIB as we build and expand our Foundation programs, strengthen our partnerships and engage more people than ever before in our work.
For more information on this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to Wendy Constable, Executive Assistant, CNIB at 506.458.0060 x 5601 or email wendy.constable@cnib.ca.
If you are a high-energy business or community leader who strongly believes in our mission and want to play a critical role at a transformational moment in CNIB’s history, we want to hear from you.

Volunteer for CNIB PEI Provincial Board Member