The Specsavers stores in Week Street, Maidstone, and Sainsbury’s Larkfield recently supported a charity gold day for the local charity Kent Association for the Blind at Bearsted Golf Club.

And the charity were big winners on the day, as an amazing total of more than £3,700 was raised to support their work across the county.

Great local cause

Each of the 88 players taking part on the day received a complimentary set of branded Specsavers golf balls, and the members of the winning team received a voucher each for £99 towards a pair of glasses.

Kent Association for the Blind provide support, advice, training and guidance to over 11,000 people, and will be celebrating their centenary in 2020.

A word from the store director

Sanjay Patel, director at the Specsavers stores in Maidstone and Larkfield, said: ‘We were really pleased to be able to support the charity golf day, and are delighted that everyone taking part seemed to have such a good time for such a good cause.

'Kent Association for the Blind does phenomenal work, and we know the money raised will make a massive difference – so thank you to everyone who took part.’

A word from the charity

Nicola Wood, fundraising manager at the charity, said: ‘The event raised over £3,700 which will make such a huge difference to people with sight impairments across Kent.

‘We really value the support from the Specsavers team and in particular Sanjay for his ongoing support to our charity. Thank you.’

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