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Soap through social enterprise: The GLFB visit CLARITY.

As the longest-serving member organisation of the Greater London Fund for the Blind (GLFB), CLARITY is one of the UK’s first social enterprises and has been training and supporting disabled people to access meaningful employment since 1854. ...

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Ashleigh’s story

Ashleigh, aged 15, who has been blind since birth, developed a love of music at a very young age and thanks to professional tuition is able to play the piano, drums, organ, guitar and saxophone....

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019: Team GLFB

Please note - places for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon are now closed but you can register your interest for 2020 places by contacting fundraising@glfb.org.uk   Register your interest We have a number of places available for the 2019...

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GLFB Fundraisers

We are looking for talented and passionate people to join our growing team.

We are looking for talented and passionate people to join our growing team. If you have the right skills, along with the belief that every blind or partially sighted Londoner should be able to lead their life to the full, please...

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Building confidence through IT training.

Supporter Newsletter Autumn 2018

The latest edition of your supporter newsletter, Insight, is now available. To view and download the newsletter, please click here. The newsletter is our (small) way to say ‘thank you’ to our supporters for helping fund vital services for blind and partially...

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Talking News Islington - live recording session funded by the GLFB

Bringing the news to life

This year Talking Newspapers Islington (TNI) received a grant from the Greater London Fund for the Blind to help fund their mission to bring news to life. We sent Andy Naylor, our volunteer journalist, along to see the difference the...

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Opening up a world of new opportunities and independence

Advances in adaptive computer technology including speech software and the internet have opened a whole new world for visually impaired people, allowing them to have equal access to e-mail contact, Internet shopping and information as sighted people. Thanks to your...

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Help is at hand for visually impaired children

Getting the best education for your visually impaired child

Depending on where you live in London, the level of services available to your visually impaired child can vary massively. Imagine yourself as a parent confronted by an educational system that sometimes finds difficulty in going that extra few yards...

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Chu Man walking with a little assistance.

Thank you for helping Chu Man to walk

Val from SeeAbility, one of our member charities, contacted us recently to tell us about one of their recent success stories. We wanted to share it with you, as we think it is a touching example of how donations to...

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Guitar Lessons

Guitar lessons at Blind Independence Greenwich

**UPDATE: Please note, the GLFB no longer holds contact details for Danny Pickett** Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting Danny Pickett, a guitar teacher who works with Blind Independence Greenwich. He runs the classes in a lovely room...

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