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Louisa Vincent from the chest up, sitting at a table by a bay. In the distance there are hills and trees. She's wearing a floral top and smiling.

Remember a charity, leave a lasting impact

Every gift in every Will, however large or small, makes a difference. Gifts in Wills help us plan for the future and invest in innovative and inspiring projects and research, (like the ones you have read about in this newsletter),...

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An example of Christopher’s stunning photography. A portrait of blossom taken in close up, the soft pinks and whites of the petals contrast beautifully with the green foliage and blue sky in the background.

How Christopher is unlocking his passion for photography at Croydon Vision

Croydon Vision, is one of the organisations we support as part of our bid to Open London Up. We recently spoke to one of their members, Christopher Beanland, who joined Croydon Vision in April this year. Since joining he’s already...

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Monica serving on an indoor tennis court. Her opponent is poised and ready across the net.

Monica to take on tennis at the IBSA World Games

If you've read our blogs before, you'll know our Philanthropy Manager, Monica, is no stranger to a challenge, most recently completing the 5.25 mile wild swimming event in an incredible 3 hours and 32 minutes! (Read more about her ChillSwim...

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Kerry, dressed in denim shorts and a pink t-shirt, is cuddling up to the Tigger character. His hands are guiding hers to his face.

Accessing the magic of Disneyland Paris as a visually impaired person

To say I eat, sleep and dream Disney would probably be no exaggeration... I love watching the films, listening to the music, and scouting for the latest merch to add to my already sizeable collection. I think it’s the escapism,...

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Cropped photo of the lower half of a man walking in park using white cane.

Research Grants Application Processes

A lot of rigour is involved in ensuring that the money we invest contributes to saving sight. Some grants are smaller than others in terms of the amount awarded but can provide impact in different ways. This page on our...

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Stack of books with headphones put on top of them.

Accessible reads for your little ones

World Book Day provides a fantastic opportunity to share and celebrate your favourite book. With audiobooks increasing in popularity we explore some great titles for children....

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A group of various ages people looking at different items on the table during the touch tour

Touch Tours – Getting hands on with theatre

What is a Touch Tour, and why is it important to provide access to an audio-described performance? Learn more...

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A woman using one of the 6 eye condition simulation goggles

How we’re bringing accessibility to the high street…

Our network of charity shops connect us with hundreds of generous supporters, bargain hunters and community members across London. With a focus on accessibility, our shops have been undergoing changes. From high-contrast price tags to visual impairment friendly lighting, we're...

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Claude Monet's "The Springtime" - A colourful rendering of a couple sitting in a grassy field beneath a tree adorned with purple flowers.

How sight loss affected some of your favourite artists…

We can learn a lot about artists through their use of colour and different techniques. As an artist's style changes, it often reflects personal life events and experiences, but did you know it can also illustrate a change in eye...

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