White Cane Safety Day

Increasing Awareness of the "Symbol of Independence"

Many individuals throughout the world who are blind or who have severe vision loss use the familiar white cane with a red band at the bottom. Lions help increase awareness of this "symbol of independence" – and the laws governing its use – during international white cane events. 

White Cane Safety Day and International Events

White cane events take place worldwide on the following designated dates:

During these events, Lions help to educate the public about the aspirations, hopes and abilities of individuals who are blind or who have severe vision loss.

White Cane Resources

For more information about the white cane, download the Lions White Cane Fact Sheet.

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