CNIB unveils new, interactive retail experience: The Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre
TORONTO, September 16, 2020: The CNIB Foundation, Canada's largest non-profit serving people with sight loss, celebrated the grand opening of their state-of-the-art Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre in Toronto on September 15, 2020.Read more
Talking about your vision loss at work
Topics covered include pros and cons of talking with your employer about vision loss, when you should or shouldn’t, and how to go about doing so if you choose to. This workshop meets via Zoom web conference on September 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.Read more
Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs: David & Lilo
“It never felt like I adopted Lilo, it was like Lilo adopted me. She was so calm and affectionate right from the start – it was like she didn’t want to leave my side. I was told she thrived in busy and active situations, which was perfect for me and my frequent travels downtown and in other cities." -DavidRead more
Virtual Vision Mate Program
To combat the negative ramifications that isolation can have on Canadians with sight loss, the CNIB Foundation has adapted one of its core program offerings, the Vision Mate program, to engage volunteers to connect virtually with participants by phone or online at least once a week.Get Involved
Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.
Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!Volunteer
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.
Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by providing sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted.