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Charity sale raises cash for Blind Veterans

10 September, 2016
The Burnham-on-Sea Specsavers team celebrating with a representative from Blind Veterans UK

Burnham Specsavers focused on charity during Armed Forces Week, fundraising £400 for Blind Veterans UK.

Generous donations

With the support of customers who generously donated items for a charity sale, the team at Specsavers sold books, games, clothes and toys in aid of Blind Veterans UK. In total, £400 was raised for the charity, which provides support to blind and vision-impaired ex-servicemen and women.

‘Our charity sale went down really well with customers and we’d like to say a huge thank you to everybody who donated items for us to sell or bought something from us,’ said Rama Venkat, store director at Specsavers Burnham-on-Sea. ‘The sale proved so popular that we extended it for an extra week, helping us to raise £400 which we’re really pleased with.’

Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK was founded in 1915 and offers support, training and rehabilitation to blind and vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. The charity’s mission is to ensure that all blind veterans have access to the finest quality services to help them discover life beyond sight loss. For more information about Blind Veterans UK, please visit the official website.

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