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Coming out of lockdown

Our first virtual webinar welcomed 50 participants from organisations working with blind and partially sighted people to get a better understanding on how to navigate coming out of lockdown....

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Volunteers’ Week

This week (1st – 7th June) marks the annual Volunteers Week. Although we'll be celebrating it under very different circumstances to previous years, we want to shout out about the fantastic people who volunteer with us....

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COVID-19 Living in a Lockdown

New research carried out by the Vision Foundation shows that the lockdown is compounding the exclusion, isolation and anxiety already faced by many blind and partially sighted people....

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Vision Foundation and RNIB send joint letter to Sadiq Khan

The Vision Foundation and RNIB have jointly written to Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, to draw his attention to the challenges facing London’s blind and partially sighted population in the current crisis....

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Coronavirus – the Vision Foundation’s response

The Vision Foundation recognises that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on London's civil society groups, and we are offering reassurance that we stand with the sight loss sector during this time....

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The business view on helping London’s blind community into work

Pensions guru, Alan Pickering, shares his personal story of sight loss and his views on what London should do to improve the employment prospects of blind and partially sighted people...

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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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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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Vision Foundation nominated for first award

As an organisation that provides funding to others its not often we're recognised for the work we do in actually giving grants. So it is with absolute delight that we have been recognised in this year's DSC Social Change Awards....

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