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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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Brandon Sharing Circle

Get together with others who are blind or partially sighted to talk, share and learn.

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Blogs

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Pup-dates: From puppy to partner

People often comment about the quality of our dogs. To be honest, we expect our dogs to meet the highest standards in health and quality, and we haven't been disappointed. However, one of the things that pleases me the most is the incredible standard of mobility that's achieved by our guide dog handlers. This is due, in no small part, to the training team. I am fortunate to work with a talented team that is committed to raising the bar.

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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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Preview of the cover and 12 months of CNIB Guide Dogs for the 2020 calendar

The 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar is now available!

This year’s calendar features future guide dogs (Eric, Hope, Ray, Lily, Luna, Pepper, Potter and Wonder) and working CNIB Guide Dogs (Maple and Piper). Ambassador (Willow) and buddy (Queenie) dogs are also featured.

Calendars can be purchased in our Winnipeg and Brandon offices for only $10. Proceeds support the CNIB Foundation's innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Reception-Admin Assistant

Provide customer service support to ensure clients/participants have the information they need to participate in programs and services. This position also includes providing administrative support to departments.

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Maintenance Assistant

Do you enjoy using your hard work and skills to improve the world around you? Make a difference in the lives of people with vision loss by keeping their environment tidy and maintained. As an energetic maintenance assistant, who is good at troubleshooting and fixing things, you will fit right in with our dynamic team of professionals.

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