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Charity specs collection at Newcastle opticians

07 September, 2015
The team from Specsavers in Newcastle upon Tyne donated 4000 pairs of glasses to Vision Aid Overseas
Specsavers in Newcastle donated thousands of pairs of specs to international sight charity, Vision Aid Overseas

Newcastle eyecare experts have collected more than 4000 pairs of used and unwanted glasses from the residents to help improve access to eyecare services in developing nations.

The team from Specsavers Newcastle encouraged the community to donate to the scheme in aid of international sight charity Vision Aid Overseas.

A word from the store director

Rachael Aiken, store director of Specsavers in Newcastle, said: ‘We’ve been overwhelmed by the response from residents. It’s wonderful that the sale of the reusable materials from these glasses will help create a positive effect on the lives of people less fortunate.’

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