CNIB would like to recognize Yolanda Palumbo, Pat Palumbo and the Vision of Hope committee for their tremendously successful fundraiser – the eighth annual Vision of Hope Dinner and Dance. Held on Feb. 25, 2012, the event raised over $15,000 and had more than 300 people in attendance, including Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Funds raised help to support programs and services for blind or partially sighted Canadians, to ensure they have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. Since its inception in 2005, Vision of Hope has reached a significant milestone by exceeding $100,000 in total revenue.
The 7th annual Vision of Hope Dinner and Dance, a Share Your Vision fundraising event for The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), was held on Feb. 26th, 2011. Supported by more than 300 Read more
We open our eyes each morning and look out the window, wave to our neighbours, read the paper and drive to work. None of this would be possible without sight, which for most of us, is something we don’t give much thought to. However, what is merely a taken-for-granted sense to many, may affect the life of someone who is visually impaired.
But not for Domenic Condo, a 35-year-old man who has experienced life with poor vision ever since he was a child. Today, he is a well-respected businessman and talented recording studio owner/record producer who is determined to educate Canadians that the definition of “legally blind” Read more