Joy smiling to camera

Real Life Blind Dating

Joy is an active podcaster, a single mum, and is looking for love, or in her words “single and ready to mingle”. She is also blind. This Valentine’s Day she gives her views on the realities of ‘Blind Dating’....

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close up photo of Eleanor

Putting big smiles on little faces this Christmas

This year we've been putting big smiles on little faces by funding an amazing project that provides subsidised theatre experiences to blind and partially sighted children....

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Monica at a work event with Nick Herod and Mike Brace

Myth-busting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Vision Foundation Fundraising Manager, Monica Smith, busts some myths about what life is like for visually impaired people....

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Robin (right) and his wife Lindsey

Robin Davies – Why I am running for GLFB

GLFB is immensely proud to have a handful of plucky runners taking part in the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon in support of our work....

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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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