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Category: Wayfinder Moments

Meet Camilla Walker, Co-Chair of Wayfinder’s Impact Council

Two years ago, Camilla volunteered at Wayfinder’s Paralympic Games. “It opened my eyes,” Camilla says. “It’s humbling to see these kids who have vision loss playing sports and smiling.” Camilla says the experience put her day-to-day challenges into perspective. She had initially learned about Wayfinder from Brent Williams, chair of Wayfinder’s Board of Directors and…

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Mommy, Tell Me the Story Again!

“Tianna wanted to be a mother, but a private adoption agency told her that prospects were not good for a single person. Cycles of in vitro fertilization did not work. But when she moved from Illinois to California to become a professor at UC Berkeley, she learned about Wayfinder. “Wayfinder was very accepting,” Tianna recalls….

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Teaming Up to Help Jai’el See

Jai’el is a wonderful, funny, silly character. He makes me laugh and brings everyone around him joy,” says Margie, a Wayfinder early intervention specialist. Margie has been providing services to the 2-year-old and his mother, LaTosha for about a year. As an infant, Jai’el was diagnosed with a build-up of fluid in the brain, which…

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OTIS BLUM is a Wayfinder

Otis Blum is a manager at Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s leading video game companies. When he was in high school at Brentwood School, Otis was a counselor in training for three years at Wayfinder’s Camp Bloomfield. Otis continues serving those who turn to Wayfinder for help, now as a founding member of the…

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Sisters Share the Camp Bloomfield Bond

When you ask sisters Anissa and Emma what their favorite activity at Camp Bloomfield was this summer, they answer enthusiastically: “Deep sea fishing!” Campers who are blind or visually impaired spent a day on the ocean with the California Yacht Club—just one of the enriching activities in the weeklong camp experience. “Deep sea fishing was…

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