Join the CNIB 1000 Challenge
$10 per month, that’s all it takes!
CNIB is recruiting 1000 like-minded individuals to help make a lasting difference in the lives of New Brunswickers who are blind or partially sighted.
All funds raised here, stay here!
By joining the CNIB 1000 Challenge today, your generous support will help New Brunswickers with vision loss build the confidence and skills to do everyday tasks independently, whether it’s preparing a meal, walking safely with a white cane or using assistive technology to pursue an education.
People like Andrew, Natalie, Tim and Amanda.
Former UNB student pays it forward to others with vision loss
Making the transition from high school to university can be difficult and demanding – but when a student is blind or partially sighted, reading course materials, researching and writing academic papers can pose monumental challenges. Diagnosed with macular degeneration, Andrew Daley believed these challenges would hinder his ability to pursue a university education – that is, until he turned to CNIB. Read Andrew’s story.
Moncton resident doesn’t let blindness hold her back from reaching goals
Natalie Fougere has been blind since birth because of a condition called optic nerve hypoplasia. Beginning to learn braille before she even started kindergarten, the Moncton resident has always been determined to reach her goals. Read Natalie's story.
Cyclists with vision loss inspire others to achieve their dreams
Having cycled from one end of Prince Edward Island to the other over a seven-day, 288-kilometer trek, Tim and Amanda Doucette don’t let their vision loss stop them from perusing their passion for adventure.
A partially sighted couple, Tim was born blind with cataracts obscuring his vision and Amanda was born with Colobomas, a deformity of the iris limiting her visual field and distance vision. Read Tim and Amanda's story.