Volunteering Newsletter June 2021

by Sight Concern Worcestershire | Newsletter

Sight Concern Worcestershire

Supporting blind and partially sighted people to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

Our team are still available to provide information, advice and support, over the phone.  Please phone us on 01905 723245, if you or someone you know needs assistance.

Please scroll down to News and Events for more updates or visit Age UK who have kindly allowed us to link to their Coronavirus (COVID-19) information webpage.

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Welcome to Sight Concern Worcestershire.

Sight Concern Worcestershire is your local charity dedicated to supporting blind and partially sighted people to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

We have been in existence since 1880, so we have a lot of experience of supporting people affected by sight loss.

Many people are terrified when they first contact us.  They have lost – or are losing – their sight. They don’t know how they’re going to cope with every day essential tasks like choosing clothes, making a cup of tea or getting from home to work or to the shops.

We know that, with the right support, soon they will be coping day to day and many will be enjoying life, developing new interests and taking up new hobbies.

Some will go on to help us fundraise by running marathons, walking on hot coals or trying their hand at skydiving or abseiling. 

It’s amazing what they can do!

Your support helps us to continue this life-transforming work for people affected by sight loss.

If you are facing sight loss, or know someone who is, then please get in touch with us by phone on 01905 723 245 or by email.

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Sight Concern Worcestershire

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Volunteer’s Week – Update

During Volunteers'' Week we have been delighted to be able to meet up outside with some of our volunteers who joined us during the pandemic. Until then we had only seen each other over Zoom so it felt pretty special and gave us the chance to say thank you in...

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