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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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Old Time Radio

Join us for a trip back into the world of old-time radio with OTR Rewind. Featuring comedies, dramas and a variety of programs from the time when network radio was king and every buddy tuned in for their entertainment. Shows will originate from the Thirties through the eighties. You are welcomed to briefly comment between shows or just sit back and enjoy the vast variety presented by your host Kelly MacDonald. This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Saturday's from 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern 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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Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organizations Globalfaces Direct, Up Fundraising and Public Outreach to fundraise safely for monthly donations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and British Columbia.

To learn more, including why we’re fundraising and what precautions are being taken in line with provincial regulations, please visit our Donor Info page.

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Tech Mate

Get involved by providing one-to-one technology (iOS) training and support for a person who is blind or partially sighted to increase their confidence and help them engage in the world of technology.

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Ambassador

To promote education on vision health, vision loss, and prevention. Share stories about the impact of vision loss, the abilities of blind and partially sighted Canadians and the role CNIB plays in their lives.

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