The Quartet Foundation Donate £3,843!

A huge thank you to the Quartet Foundation for their recent donation of £3,843.

These funds allow us to continue our volunteer home visiting service and other voluntary activities.

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The Santander Foundation Gives Us a £5K Boost!

A £5000 boost to our voluntary activities was given to us by the Santander Foundation.

We are exceedingly grateful for the local support from this large organisation, which enables us to offer one-to-one volunteer IT tuition to our visually impaired members.

Clevedon Bowling Club Donate £2,500!

We are grateful to our friends at Clevedon Bowling Club who donated an amazing £2,500 to support local blind and partially sighted people.

The funds became available due to the closure of the club and we are sorry to see such a good facility come to an end.

Marks and Spencer Raise £2,511!

During the year, staff at Marks and Spencer have organised a whole range of fund raising activities to support Vision North Somerset as their charity of the year. They have raised a fantastic £2,511 and we are really grateful for their efforts.

This funding means we can support isolated people with sight loss to join our social clubs and participate in their community.

Worle Lions Sponsor our Information Packs

Many thanks to Worle Lions for sponsoring the Information Packs which we send out to people who have recently lost their sight.

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Worle Lions presenting a cheque for £760.80 to Vision staff at our Resource Centre

They provide an easy reference so users and their families or carers can easily find out how to access the help they need.

Specsavers Raises Money for Vision

Matt Bailey and Sarah Harvey from SpecSavers Weston super Mare present Vision Volunteer Claire Atkinson with a cheque for an amazing £550.08!

Photo of Claire being presented with a cheque
Sarah (left) and Matt (right) present Claire (middle) with the cheque

Thanks to everyone involved for your support.

The Asda Token Scheme

Shoppers in the Asda store, Weston super Mare have rallied round to support local people who are experiencing sight loss.

They selected Vision North Somerset as their chosen charity to receive the green tokens, which Asda promote as part of their commitment to the local community.

Asda Community Life Champion, Claire Virgo presented a cheque for £200 to Volunteer Co-ordinator Michele Blake and volunteer John Meikle, who is himself registered blind.

Claire (middle) presenting Vision’s John (left) and Michele (right) with the £200 cheque

We are always grateful for support from our local community. Thank you Asda for this opportunity.