Wherever in the world we operate, we’re passionate about giving back and working with our local communities. Whether that’s through charity partnerships, fundraising or providing employment opportunities for local people.
In the last year, we raised more raised more than £1 million for charities and good causes, including Glaucoma UK, Blind Veterans UK and Hearing Dogs.
We donated £115,000 to the British Red Cross in support of the Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal.
Alongside our longstanding support for Vision Care for Homeless People, we partnered with Crisis and the Big Issue Group to help people experiencing homelessness access vital eye care.
Our stores in the Republic of Ireland raised over €100,000 for The Hope Foundation with a team of colleagues and partners travelling to Kolkata, India, to deliver eyecare clinics. Specsavers also continues to fund the education of eight students undertaking an Optometry Diploma course.