Thursday, October 15 is White Cane Day!
People all over the world will come together on this special day to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired and the important symbol of blindness and tool of independence, the white cane.
To celebrate and increase awareness of WHITE CANE DAY, Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches will be celebrating virtually – showcasing and celebrating our communities' BEST white cane users!
Send us a photo or short video (30 seconds or less of you and your friends, family, etc) Whether it’s at home, out and about, at school, virtually, at work, the possibilities are endless. Have some great dance moves? Show them off. We are hosting a virtual white cane awareness day on facebook, twitter and website!
The winning video or photo will be shown on all of our social media platforms and maybe even local TV coverage. Top entries will win a prize!
Just email firstname.lastname@example.org your photo or video of you having fun using your white cane!!! The more imaginative, creative and FUN will WIN! Deadline for entries is Monday, October 12th at 5:00 p.m. Be sure to include with your entry your name, age and contact information – including what city you live in. By entering the contest you are giving us permission to use your image publicly.
Then join us on Facebook all day on October 15 to view the fun images of our community using white canes - you can even make a donation to help support the ONLY non-profit organization in five counties making a difference in those who are blind and visually impaired!